Love and Olive Oil

Summer Recipes

Three uncovered jars of Bread & Butter Refrigerator Pickles in brine, with two kirby cucumbers on the side

Bread & Butter Refrigerator Pickles

Blackberry Lavender Lemon Bars cut into triangles and dusted with sugar

Blackberry Lavender Lemon Bars

Gnochetti with bright green pesto sauce in black ceramic bowls and black forks on a gray background

Sourdough Gnocchetti Sardi with Basil Pesto Sauce

Cucumber salad garnished with edible flowers, in bowl with purple linen and red onions in background.

Cucumber & Feta Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

Two bowls of bay leaf ice cream on a gray background, with vintage spoons and ice cream scoop

Fresh Bay Leaf and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

White plate with three scoops of peach ice cream, cones, peach towel and fresh peaches

Fresh Peach & Goat Cheese Ice Cream

Strawberry Funfetti Ice Cream Cake on gray with pink linen and fresh berries

Strawberry Funfetti Ice Cream Cake

Bowl with stacked scoops of Toast & Jam Ice Cream, with a toast point and frozen raspberries as garnish

Toast & Jam Ice Cream

Peach cheescake bars cut into squares, arranged on a piece of crinkled parchment with a bowl of peach puree and a few peach slices scattered around.

Peach Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Open jar of peach jam with a gold spoon, on a pink background with more jars of jam, cut peaches and a glass of bourbon.

Drunken Peach Jam

Goat Cheese & Heirloom Tomato Tart on a marble plate surrounded by more tomatoes

Goat Cheese & Heirloom Tomato Tart

Three scoops of Sourdough Ice Cream in a metal tin, with a spoonful on the site and an old fashioned ice cream scoop in the background.

Sourdough Ice Cream

Blackened Shrimp Tacos with Dragonfruit Salsa

Blackened Shrimp Tacos with Dragonfruit Salsa

Overhead shot of three scoops of Banana Fudge Chunk Ice Cream on a pewter platter with three spoons on the side.

Banana Fudge Chunk Ice Cream

White plate with slices of watermelon, sprinkled with basil lime sugar. Garnished with fresh lime slices and a small bowl of sugar on the side.

Watermelon with Basil Lime Sugar

Skillet Bourbon Peach Crisp with fresh peaches on the side and a shot glass of bourbon.

Skillet Bourbon Peach Crisp

Pouring the cider vinegar-based brine into a jar packed with cucamelons.

Cucamelon Pickles

Peach & Fresh Herb Focaccia Bread on a marble background cut into slices

Peach & Thyme Focaccia Bread

Two jars of spicy garlic dill refrigerator pickles, with fresh dill and dill flowers

Spicy Garlic Dill Refrigerator Pickles

A glass of Cold Brew Peach Iced Tea and a bottle of peach simple syrup in the background

Cold Brew Peach Iced Tea

A metal loaf pan filled with Blueberry Ginger Sorbet, with an ice cream scoop and a perfect ball of sorbet.

Blueberry Ginger Sorbet

Strawberry Elderflower Shrub Mocktail recipe

Fruit & Vinegar Shrub Mocktails

Homemade Greek Frozen Yogurt swirled with Sour Cherry Jam

Homemade Frozen Yogurt with Sour Cherry Jam

Vadouvan Chicken Curry Recipe with Smoked Basmati Rice

Vadouvan Chicken Curry with Smoked Basmati Rice

Prosciutto & Melon Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Prosciutto & Melon Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Summer Peach Pizza recipe with goat cheese and balsamic drizzle

Peach, Goat Cheese & Balsamic Pizza

Mini Blueberry Mousse Cakes Recipe with Mirror Glaze

Mini Blueberry Mousse Cakes with Mirror Glaze

Classic Venetian Spritz Cocktail Recipe

Classic Italian Spritz Cocktail

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches with Homemade Brown Sugar Ice Cream

Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches

How to make tea from fresh mint (serve hot or iced!)

Fresh Mint Iced Tea

Raspberry White Chocolate Ice Cream Pops

Raspberry White Chocolate Ice Cream Pops

Homemade Elderflower Syrup Recipe made from fresh elderflowers

Elderflower Syrup

Elderberry Jelly Recipe with Elderflower Syrup and St. Germaine

Elderberry Jelly

Chopped Summer Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese, Charred Corn, Cherry Tomatoes, and Homemade Croutons

Chopped Romaine Salad with Blue Cheese

Spinach & Ricotta Zucchini Rollatini Recipe (Low Carb & Gluten Free!)

Zucchini Lasagna Rolls with Spinach & Ricotta Filling

Heirloom Tomato Flatbread with Burrata and Crispy Fried Basil

Heirloom Tomato Flatbread with Fried Basil