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Monday, September 2, 2019

#PeachysPantry @CucinaAurora #InauguralReview Roasted Garlic, Rosemary and Oregano and Sundried Tomato and Basil Infused Olive Oils Highly Recommended by #WhomYouKnow @ManhattanPeachy #PeachyDeegan

 We have simple taste.
We only like the best.
And when we find someone that takes a great product and ENHANCES it, we applaud appropriately.
 It's not who you know, it's WHOM YOU KNOW and now we know Dawn Hunt, founder and owner of Cucina Aurora, a brilliant New Hampshire American brand.  They say live free or die in that state; we say eat well or die!  In any state you should eat great, and you should even if you are somewhere outside of the best country on earth.  Peachy's Pantry is one of our original columns, not one that was added as we went along and in its 11th year, you can bet we have tried a LOT of olive oils.  We write on few.  Note these!  Dawn was smart to show at NY NOW and meet Peachy, who stealthily and speedily sees each and every booth (do you know how many there are!  This could be our 21st NY Now), and only the best are emailed.  Even fewer pass the review process.
And, doesn't everyone want more love, money, protection, health and peace?
Our standards require that not only should you have great products across a line with depth, but also an owner with a personality.  All products boast the ingredient of love.
Each of the Cucina Aurora Infused Olive Oils have a distinctive and appealing flavor, and each boasts unique merit.  As some of the pickiest people on earth, our panel often emerges with a favorite but not in this case; all three were loved in return.  The Roasted Garlic Infused Olive Oil sports a rich golden tone, and a subtle flavor with a kick of red pepper. The Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Infused Olive Oil has a light and easy flavor, and pairs perfectly with any Italian dish.  The Rosemary Oregano Infused Olive Oil has the most unique and lively flavor of all, and is a favorite as well.  
All three of the Cucina Aurora Infused Olive Oils are perfect for use as a dip on their own as they possess unique standalone flavor.  However, what we liked best is that they can also easily be used to enhance the flavors of meats, vegetables, and pastas.  For example, the Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Infused Olive Oil makes for a wonderful marinade for grilled chicken, easy to prepare and giving the chicken a subtle flavoring that the whole family enjoyed when paired with pasta or in a salad.  Another easy and delicious recipe is using the Rosemary Oregano Infused Olive Oil to sauté vegetables.
  I generously drizzled it on summer squash and tomatoes.  The result was a flavorful side-dish that was well received by the whole family.   I love the ease of transforming the taste of my every-day dishes with the variety of flavors in the Cucina Aurora Infused Olive Oils collection. These restaurant-quality olive oils area an asset to any kitchen.

Cucina Aurora products are an easy way to add flavor to your meals, as the simplicity of ingredients create a quality culinary atmosphere that is both pleasing to the eye as well as the taste buds. They are a treat for your own kitchen, and would make a great gift.
All three Cucina Aurora Olive Oils are Highly Recommended by Whom You Know.

Cucina Aurora Kitchen Witchery manufactures gourmet specialty foods in a small warehouse in Salem NH. Each bottle of infused olive oil is made by hand using imported Italian olive oil from Tuscany, Italy. All herbal infusions are mixed and filled into each bottle by hand from owner, Dawn Hunt’s personal recipes. Because the base oil is a virgin olive oil, and not extra virgin, the flavor is more smooth and the burn temperature is higher making all these olive oils great for cooking.
The Roasted Garlic Infused Olive Oil is the number one seller and the most popular item at Cucina Aurora. This oil has a buttery taste and is perfect for cooking chicken or tossing over pasta. There is a hint of red pepper flake for a sharp finish to this garlic infusion.
Rosemary and Oregano Infused Olive Oil is the second most popular product made by Cucina Aurora and is a wonderful addition for roasting potatoes, or meats in the over up to 425 degrees. Made with the highest quality dried rosemary and a touch of oregano this oil’s flavor profile is earthy and robust with a hint of balanced sea salt.
With traditional Italian flavors of basil and garlic, the Sundried Tomato and Basil infused olive oil is a fan favorite for pastas and salads. Sundried tomatoes are put into each bottle by hand to give off just a bit of acidity to balance the sweetness of Italian basil and a hint of garlic.
Cucina Aurora also manufactures clean ingredient Dip mixes. Each has no MSG or artificial colors or flavors. The Veggie Dill Mix can be used with sour cream or Greek yogurt for a dip with carrots, cucumbers or other vegetables. This product can be mixed into chicken or tuna salad or even sprinkled onto fish or chicken.
Another product made by hand by Cucina Aurora is a line of simmer and serve risotto mixes. These mixes are Gluten Free, and Vegan friendly. Each one is filled with authentic Arborio Rice and plenty of clean ingredients to make them full of flavor. The Garlic and Italian herb risotto has huge slices of garlic and a mixture of Italian herbs for an authentic flavor just adding water, to simmer for 20 minute and stirring twice. Following the directions is key to this easy risotto, simply add the dry risotto to a medium skillet and cook to package instructions.

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