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salinqmind
01-26-2014, 12:17 PM
that's what I've got, a container of big green olives stuffed with anchovies. I was planning on throwing a few in our salads over the next couple of days, but is there anything else in particular I can make with them? Pasta, maybe?

flaming yawn
01-26-2014, 12:28 PM
chop them mix with cream cheese and use as a spread.

pulykamell
01-26-2014, 12:31 PM
Chop 'em up, fry 'em with a bit of red chile peppers (fresh or flakes), garlic, olive oil until fragrant, add some crushed tomatoes and you have a make-shift puttanesca sauce. Add some capers, and you've got a pretty legit puttanesca.

Also, if you just puree the olives and anchovies with some olive oil, you basically have a type of tapenade. Once again, bonus points if you add capers. Serve spread over crostini/toasted bread. Or, follow flaming yawn's suggestion of mixing with cream cheese.

salinqmind
01-26-2014, 01:37 PM
Puttanesca sauce, that's what I was trying to think of. But first, tapenade! Wish I had some cream cheese, maybe tomorrow.

Thanks.

Bill Door
01-26-2014, 01:54 PM
Martinis. Anchovy stuffed olives really perk up a martini. You're welcome.

zoid
01-26-2014, 02:10 PM
Sounds like the perfect meal...


Martini with anchovy stuffed olive
Appetizer of olive and anchovy tapenade
Pasts puttanesca


Man that would be a dinner I'd pay serious cash money for!

Tim R. Mortiss
01-26-2014, 04:04 PM
Sounds like the perfect meal...


Martini with anchovy stuffed olive
Appetizer of olive and anchovy tapenade
Pasts puttanesca


Man that would be a dinner I'd pay serious cash money for!

Works for me. What time should we be there?

salinqmind
01-26-2014, 06:38 PM
:p pretty salty stuff! You can all leave with a liter of Polar seltzer water, your choice of flavor.

I may put the olives and anchovies on pizza, with some green peppers. I get so weary of pepperoni-n-sausage I could barf.

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