Fresh-Pressed Olive Oil Club

The Fresh Pressed Olive Oil Cookbook Collection

Turn Every Meal Into a Taste Celebration: Welcome to the Fresh-Pressed Olive Oil Club Cookbook Library.

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For more than 20 years, I’ve traveled and dined all over the world, first as a food, wine, and travel writer, and more recently as The Olive Oil Hunter. My journeys have inspired my cooking, and I’m thrilled to share my favorite recipes with you.

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T. J.’s Game Day Cookbook

Getting together for Game Day is a time-honored tradition filled with friends and family, fun and, of course, food. This e-book is filled with delicious dishes—yes, hot wings included—that will satisfy every craving. Most can be made in advance or with little prep, so you won’t have to miss a minute of the action!

Featured Recipes


Game Day Guacamole

Guacamole with a variety of dippers is a perennial crowd pleaser, perfect for parties.

Grilled Skirt Steak 

Steak tacos with a zesty salsa verde and other toppers are a great way to feed a crowd.

Mini Vanilla Cupcakes

These scrumptious treats are heady with vanilla in the cake and in the creamy frosting.


Savor the Season: Winter 2024

In my third book of seasonal recipe collections, you’ll find 26 sweet and savory sensations—hale-and-hearty dishes that warm you from the inside. Discover wonderful winter vegetables and fruits as well as nutritious pantry essentials, plus some of my favorite cooking techniques and tricks to have more fun in the kitchen.

Featured Recipes


Calabrian Pumpkin Soup

This twist on squash soup comes from one of Italy’s outstanding olive oil producers.

Rocco DiSpirito’s Meatballs

This Italian classic—meatballs in marinara sauce—is the perfect seasonal comfort food.

Olive Oil Lemon Loaf

Olive oil creates a tender and moist loaf that benefits from just a drizzle of icing.


Savor the Season: Autumn 2023

In this, the second of four quarterly seasonal recipe collections, you’ll find more than two dozen delicious dishes including festive recipes for holiday celebrations, spotlights on my favorite fall ingredients, quick tips to help you master cooking techniques, and tricks of the trade ranging from kitchen hacks to handy gadgets.

Featured Recipes


Upside-Down Puff Pastry Tartlets

A versatile hors d’oeuvre that’s infinitely customizable and no more soggy bottoms!

One-Skillet Shepherd’s Pie

This spin on the British pub favorite gets Americanized with barbecue sauce flavor.

Cannoli Cream Layer Cake

The classic Italian treat is reimagined as a light and luscious 3-layer gâteau. 


Savor the Season: Summer 2023

In this, the first of four quarterly seasonal recipe collections, you’ll find more than two dozen delicious dishes with spotlights on my favorite ingredients, quick tips to help you master cooking techniques, and tricks of the trade ranging from flavor boosters to time-savers, all of which will help bring your culinary skills to a new level. 

Featured Recipes


Grilled Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa

Citrus adds zest to this crowd-pleasing dish with sweet and savory layers of flavor in every bite.

Poached Salmon with Green Goddess Sauce

This elegant, do-ahead meal is perfect for both casual lunches and festive dinners.

Sweet and Silky Raspberry Curd Pie

A delicious showcase for your favorite berries, extra virgin olive oil gives the curd silky richness.


Summer Grilling Guide (2023)

If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen…and onto your patio or deck! I love grilling year-round (almost) and, as you’ll see from the 43 recipes in this collection, there’s no limit to what you can cook on the grill, from breakfast to dessert. You’ll also get my insider tips and tricks to make outdoor cooking effortless every time you light the fire.

Featured Recipes


Grilled Shrimp Sliders with Louis Sauce

For this twist on crab Louis, the tangy dressing elevates these delicious little sandwiches. 

Filet Mignon with Cutting Board Sauce

Turn your steak’s natural cooking juices into a sumptuous sauce with a simple technique.

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Eggplant

More tender than traditional eggplant, these veggies are enhanced with an Asian-inspired marinade. 


All-Time Favorite Chocolate and Olive Oil Recipes (2023)

Each of these wickedly-delicious dishes combines two healthy superfoods—extra virgin olive oil and dark chocolate for a double dip of healthy polyphenols. You’ll find recipes for every type of chocolate dish—from savory breakfasts to baked goods, cakes, mousses, cookies, and other sweet treats. I also reveal my tips and techniques to take the mystery out of working with chocolate.

Featured Recipes


Decadent Chocolate Chip Muffins

These muffins are hard to resist—extra tender inside with wonderfully crunchy tops. 

Chocolate Mousse with Olive Oil and Sea Salt

The perfect ending to any meal, it’s delicious and decadent and you’ll savor every spoonful. 

Sugar- and Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

They’re also guilt-free, and they taste just as sinful as the traditional kind. 


Spring Table Recipe Collection (2022)

Spring is a season of new beginnings, when the fresh produce you’ve been craving is back in stores and early farmers’ markets. These recipes take full advantage of seasonal offerings and enhance them with extra virgin olive oil fresh from the new harvest—at the zenith of flavor and nutritional potency. Invite friends and family to join you at your dinner table in the true Mediterranean tradition to share these delights.

Featured Recipes

Lamb Chops with Gremolata Sauce

This zesty Italian herb sauce is the perfect accompaniment to tender chops. 

Greek-Style Potato Wedges

Move over, French fries. These crispy potato wedges are oven-baked to maximize flavor. 

Classic Olive Oil Cake with Orange Glaze

Moist and satisfying, this cake is divine for breakfast, afternoon tea, and dessert. 


16 All-Time Favorite Recipes for Health and Longevity (Keto-Friendly)

Extra virgin olive oil is the star of the healthful Mediterranean diet, and this collection of recipes highlights many of that expansive region’s varied cuisines. Entrées, both protein- and vegetable-based, plus appetizers, sides, and even a gluten-free dessert, offer tasty options for everyone.

Featured Recipes


Grilled Artichokes with Lemon Aioli

This garlicky sauce makes a sensational dip, equally great with chicken, fish, and asparagus. 

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri

You’ll love this herbaceous sauce, invented by gauchos and popular throughout South America. 

Grilled Tuna Steaks with Salmoriglio

With origins in Sicily, this simple-to-make dish gets layers of flavor from herbs, garlic, and capers.