The arrival of fall brings dinner parties, holidays, tailgates, and other events where you might need a hostess gift. Read on below to learn about some of our favorites, or visit our shopping page to browse many additional options. We are always happy to customize gifts! Responses to questions from an interview with the Brookline
Last weekend we had Emma Connolly, Head Bartender at Grassona’s Restaurant -1704 Beacon St., in the store for a cocktail demo and tasting that showed our customers how delicious cocktails made with oil and vinegar can be. We hope you will try the cocktail recipes below and share your photos with us! Mojito: 2 ounces white
Winter weather may have temporarily disappeared, but it will be back, and we are here to help warm your body and soul with great flavors with HEAT! Olive Oil with Heat– Try the Hot Flight and experiment! Citrus Habanero Extra Virgin Olive Oil-California, Meyer Lemon Oil with a hint of Habanero for a great combination
Weekends are for relaxing in the park, bringing food, games, music and just chilling. If you want casual or fancy, we can provide the necessities. For every taste! Do you feel creative? Set this up ahead of time and bring to your feast…sausages, nuts, cheese, olives, and fruit…we have all but the fruit. Guaranteed to
Buy Bondolio Extra Virgin Olive Oil on our website. Is this Italy? No it’s California! Bondolio “aside from the grapevine, there’s no more important plant than the olive.” The Property looks as beautiful as any olive grove in Italy. It is here we met Karen Bond and her husband Malcolm. Karen is Italian, and loves
The 4th of July– Independence Day is the time to celebrate with family and friends and take advantage of the long weekend, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday the 4th. So baking something special, a festive cheesecake with simple fruit decorations, to bring to your party is always appreciated. (You can be equally proud to
Spring entertaining ideas, Mother’s Day gifts in Brookline
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It is my favorite holiday, enjoying family and friends, good food, and hospitality. And the food is relatively the same which makes it simple, however his year we are making subtle changes with some new fabulous ingredients. Start with a good olive oil. We just received the first of
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and it is Monday, so that gives us permission to celebrate the entire weekend. Sunday night suppers with black squid pasta, coupled with lobster, or vodka pasta sauce. Black rice just arrived from Italy, eggplant and pepper sauce is great with this. Fancy Wild Rice longer than most
Perfect for beach dinner parties, paella is terrific because it feeds a crowd, is fun to cook, and is easy to serve straight from the pan. I love paella served with a chilled dry rosé from Navarra or Rioja. The paella takes one hour.
“When it comes to Pizza- It All Starts With the Dough!!!
I have two favorite dough recipes: In the summer it is Wolfgang Puck’s recipe cooking in my wood burning oven (hot) or on the grill.
Beacon Street is filled with Daffodils in full bloom 3 weeks early, on the Marathon route. Even though the temperature is still in the 40’s, the sun is shining and we are ready for Spring. Our themes are Prepare for Spring Entertaining and Healthy Snacking. Take a walk…Take a run…and snack on some healthy additions that