Flavor of the Month

Serrano Honey Vinegar

The Merry, Merry Month of May is here along with spring flowers, CInco de Mayo, and Mother's Day.  A true representative of beautiful sights, spicy celebrations, and sweet Moms everywhere is May's Flavor of the Month, Serrano Honey Vinegar.  A honey vinegar that is sweet, and tart, spicy—but not too zesty. Perfect on fruit, wonderful on salads, seafood, poultry, fish, fajitas, and mixed into Bloody Mary's! With lots of recipes on-line, you can use it every day of the week.  Add Serrano Honey Vinegar to salad dressings or marinades. Drizzle it on veggies. Mix it with Persian Lime Extra Virgin Olive Oil for a citrusy blend for fish, poultry, or bean salad. Blend it with a spicy Flying Olive Extra Virgin such as Chipotle or Harissa for a delicious salsa.  A versatile product that has hundreds of uses.  This month, our Serrano Honey Vinegar is on sale: A 200ml bottle is $10.95 and a 375ml bottle is $14.95.  Don't forget MOM! We have dozens of gifts and a knowledgeable staff to help you with ideas. Mom will love your creativity, thoughtfulness, and a gift she can use every day that will remind her of your love. Stop in or shop on-line.  And as always, if you need help with ordering or recipes, please call us at 513-943-1900 for assistance.

Try These Recipes!

Flying Fajita Marinade

Enough for 2-3 servings

1Tbsp fresh lime juice

2 Tbsp Flying Olive's Green Baklouti EVOO or 1 Tbsp of Flying Olive's Green Baklouti EVOO and 1 Tbsp of Flying Olive's Persian Lime EVOO (for less spiciness)

1-2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced

1 Tbsp Flying Olive's Serrano Honey Specialty Vinegar

½ tsp onion powder

¼ tsp liquid smoke

Pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper

1-1 ½ lbs skirt, flank or other steak cut into strips. You can also use stir fry meat, already cut into strips. 

Directions:

In a large resealable plastic bag, mix together the lime juice, olive oil(s), garlic, vinegar, onion powder, liquid smoke, and salt and pepper.

Place desired meat in the marinade and refrigerate at least 2-24 hrs, turning ever so often.

Preheat the grill to high.  Using a grill pan, add the drained meat.  Turn down grill to medium.  Cook quickly to sear in juices, 3-5 minutes, until desired doneness.  Remove.  Serve in warmed tortillas with condiments of your choice.

Submitted by Barb L.