Thank You

Thank You

By Catherine Kenwell Thank you. From Barrie Olive Oil, we thank you, and trust you enjoyed a Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season. This holiday time of year is, for many, filled with wonderful traditions. Families gather, friends get together, and parties and...
Cooking with EVOO? Why Not?

Cooking with EVOO? Why Not?

By Catherine Kenwell Our customers love our products. But they’ll sometimes come in and tell us they won’t use our extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) for cooking. Why not? They tell us: “EVOO has a low smoke point.” “EVOO isn’t healthy when it’s heated.” “It’s not safe to...
Olive oil—or olive juice?

Olive oil—or olive juice?

Olive oil—or olive juice? By Catherine Kenwell Think of orange juice. Freshly squeezed, right? Fresh, unadulterated, nothing-but-the-fruit not only tastes the best but is the best for our health. The best, most juicy, most perfectly ripe oranges will garner the best...
What is Balsamic Vinegar?

What is Balsamic Vinegar?

By Catherine Kenwell When We Say Balsamic, What Do We Mean? At a recent private tasting, one gentleman asked, “What IS the balsamic in balsamic vinegar? Why is it called balsamic?” We admit we were stumped. At Barrie Olive Oil Co, we certainly know our balsamic...
My Dad’s Kale Salad

My Dad’s Kale Salad

By Catherine Kenwell Like many families, ours is a melange of omnivores, picky eaters, vegetarians, kids and a couple of folks with digestion-related health issues. So when we gather for family meals, I try to ensure that there’s something delicious for...
White Wine Balsamic Sangria

White Wine Balsamic Sangria

By Catherine Kenwell   The other day a customer picked up our recipe card for our Peach Balsamic Bellini. She exclaimed, “Wow, that sounds delicious!” and then asked me, “Is there a balsamic vinegar that would pair well with wine?” Oh, I said, you’ve come to the...

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