event at Costco: the yearly winter arrival of our
vibrant green, fruity, first-press (extra virgin) olive
oil. If ever there were a reason to cook Italian, it
would be when this harvest-dated Tuscan olive oil,
at its peak of freshness, is first available to members.
We suggest starting the meal with cordial glasses
set out on a silver tray, filled not with liqueur but
with samplings of this phenomenal olive oil. Raise
your glasses in a toast to life, then bring on the food:
antipasti, roasted garlic pasta, seafood stew, delicate
veal and espresso-laced desserts.
This is the dinner for extra-large white cloth
napkins and an oversized tablecloth, small vases of
fresh flowers, loaves of crusty bread, glasses stuffed
with bread sticks, and wine in abundance.
It is a time to celebrate life. Salute!
Italy’s Liquid Golds
Italian Olive Oils
Costco Global Wine Director page 106
Ottavio Olive Oil Antipasto
and Main Course page 107
Arthur Schuman Cello Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese page 108
Kirkland Signature Gardenburger-Stuffed
Portobello Mushrooms page 108
Christopher Ranch Pan-Roasted
Garlic Pasta page 108
Mazzetta’s Zuppa di Pesce page 109
Atlantic Veal and Lamb Veal Piccata page 110
Carter Thomas Pear and Sugar
Pea Sauté page 110
John Sarich’s Espresso Tiramisu page 111
Nonni’s Biscotti page 111