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Meet Crissy Nettles, The Bodacious Bookstore & Cafe Manager

If you haven’t heard, the Bodacious brand is expanding to the Southtowne Apartments in Downtown Pensacola in the form of a bookstore and cafe! Enjoy your favorite Bodacious coffee beverage (made with our in-house roasted coffee beans) and shop your favorite authors! The shop will be located on Intendencia Street, directly off the newly constructed woonerf […]


Pomegranate Quince Pork Tenderloin

Pomegranate-Quince Pork Tenderloin Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 1-1.5 lb pork tenderloin ½ c pomegranate seeds ¼ c pomegranate juice 1 TBSP chili powder 2 TBSP garlic oil 3 TBSP pomegranate-quince white balsamic Directions:  Preheat oven to 350 degrees (Fahrenheit). Trim any excess fat or silver skin from tenderloin. Coat outside of tenderloin with chili powder; […]


Strawberry Balsamic Glazed Chicken

Our Bodacious Balsamic Vinegars are the best way to pack a lot of flavor into a dish without a lot of work. Strawberry Balsamic is bursting with fresh strawberry flavors and pairs really well with chicken or pork. Check out this recipe for Strawberry Balsamic Glazed Chicken. It’s a great weeknight meal that the whole […]


Fresh Spring Flavors – Spinach and Strawberry Salad

Salads do not have to be complicated! With a few ingredients and a flavorful vinaigrette, anything is possible. This spinach salad with strawberry basil vinaigrette can be whipped up in just minutes. Sweet strawberries, salty feta, hearty walnuts and a fantastic vinaigrette make the perfect salad for any dinner party this weekend! (Try adding avocado […]


Strawberry Steak Salad

Strawberries signify the sweetness and warmth of summertime. Our Bodacious Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar is bursting with fresh strawberry flavor that’s sweet and pleasantly tart. Its versatility is unmatched! Check out this recipe for Strawberry Steak Salad. • 2 Steaks (fresh-cooked or leftovers) • Salad greens (spring mix, spinach, romaine, etc.) • Fresh strawberries (a lot […]


It’s Honey Latte Season!

Spring is almost here and we’re getting excited about warmer weather, blue skies, and honey lattes! Although we can make our Honey Latte year-round, there’s something about drinking one during springtime that really sets the mood of the season. It’s a sweet and floral drink made with espresso, steamed milk, and East Hill Honey! East […]


Chimichurri – “The Other Pesto”

Directions 1 cup firmly packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 3 medium garlic cloves 3 tablespoons of packed fresh oregano leaves 1/3 cup UP Certified Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar or red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes Ingredients Place all the […]


Caesar Salad Dressing

After making this homemade Caesar salad dressing, you’ll never buy the bottled stuff again! It calls for our Garlic Infused Olive Oil which has a great toasted garlic flavor to it, that enriches the dressing with excellent flavor and aroma. Use an OXO Salad Shaker to emulsify everything together! You can find it here: https://sogourmet-pensacola.myshopify.com/collections/kitchen-tools-gadgets/products/oxo-little-dressing-shaker Ingredients […]


Easy Hummus Recipe – Using Garlic Olive Oil

Hummus–it’s the perfect party snack. Why not impress your friends with homemade hummus? All you have to do is throw all of your ingredients into a food processor. This recipe uses Bodacious Olive Garlic Infused Olive Oil. Ingredients: 2 can garbanzo beans, drained – 15.5 ounce cans 1/3 cup Garlic Olive Oil 1/3 cup lemon […]


Spring Salad with Blueberry Balsamic Dressing

Spring and Summer will be here before you know it and we want to get you excited for those warmer months! Check out this light green salad with fresh strawberries, blueberries and toasted walnuts. The dressing uses our Bodacious Blueberry Balsamic – YUM! Ingredients: Salad 2 cups mixed spring greens 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 […]


Blueberry Balsamic Chicken

Looking for a great weeknight dinner? This blueberry balsamic chicken is bursting with so much flavor, you’ll want leftovers for the whole week! Our Blueberry Balsamic adds a lot of flavor with little effort, and the flavor is sticky sweet, tangy and a bit herbaceous from the fresh rosemary. This recipe was inspired by Driscoll’s […]


Save the Date: Bodacious Bells Jingle Mingle

On December 19th, from 5:30-8:30, the Bodacious Shops will be hosting a tacky Christmas attire mix and mingle. This event will feature James Brisicone, the executive chef of Pensacola’s newest restaurant, Angelena’s – including food, drinks and a cooking demonstration by James himself. Join us and celebrate the holidays with tasty food and great company. […]


Pssst: Our Chefs Know How to Avoid These Common Thanksgiving “Fails”

Here are five things our chefs have learned over the years that will save you trouble this Thursday. These tips will ensure all anyone will be talking about on Black Friday is your delicious cooking. Sound appetizing? (Pun intended) Let’s review: 1) Make Your Stuffing Separately Our chefs were surprised to learn it’s actually best […]


The Bodacious Family of Shops Best of the Best: Our Holiday Gift Guide

Our holiday gift baskets are filled with gourmet foods and unique kitchenry items perfect for corporate gift giving or for anyone who loves cooking and entertaining. Choose from staff-curated favorites or let us help you create your own custom gift baskets! Holiday shopping has never been easier, plus you can shop In-Store or Online. Here’s […]


Recipe of the Month: Balsamic Apricot Pork Chops

This delicious recipe from Kevin Is Cooking is sure to please your family, or next dinner guests. Be sure to grab Bodacious Olive’s Apricot Balsamic (Oh, and don’t forget to stock up on all your holiday oils!) Now, let’s start cooking: Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 25 mins Ingredients 4 – 8 oz pork chops bone-in, 3/4-inch […]


Double the Fun with Bodacious Brew Thru BOGO

Did you know Monday-Saturday from 2:00-4:00 if you buy any beverage at the Bodacious Brew Thru, you get your second one for free!? With the season of thankfulness and extra after work activities, we can’t think of a better perk (pun intended – caffeine fix time!) Bring a buddy, get out of the office, and […]


Recipe of the Month: Apricot Balsamic Chicken

Ingredients 2 tablespoons Bodacious Olive traditional olive oil 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs or breasts Salt and Freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh thyme leaves 1/3 cup apricot jam 1/4 cup Bodacious Olive Apricot Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 cup chicken stock cooked couscous fresh arugula Instructions In a large saute pan, heat […]


Looking to Wine Down & Enjoy a little Cheese?

SoGourmet is proud to offer the most delicious cheese board around for only $18! It comes with two cheeses of the customer’s choice, dried fruit and crackers. You can also order a delicious glass of wine for just $5. Say Cheese, and Cheers! If customers would like to further customize their board, any items are […]


Fall is alive with the taste of Pumpkin!

Your favorite fall flavor, Pumpkin Spice is live at the Brew Thru & Bodacious, with our Fall Spice Latte-  We can’t wait to serve this fall favorite along with your top picks for breakfast treats – like our egg wraps, danishes and more. Ingredients: Cinnamon Nutmeg All Spice Cardamom White Mocha Syrup Milk Espresso Can’t […]


EntreCon is Coming!

Studer Community Institute is very busy preparing for our signature business and leadership conference, EntreCon. The conference is taking place November 14 and 15 in downtown Pensacola. You can learn more about the conference at www.entreconpensacola.com Why? Improving the Quality of Life At Studer Community Institute we believe deeply in and live for our mission to […]


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It’s a great time of year to start adding sweet balsamic vinegar to your water! Balsamic adds delicious sweetness without adding too many calories. Staff favorites include Peach and Sicilian Lemon! Add to sparkling water as well for a delicious homemade soda. @ Downtown Pensacola ... See MoreSee Less

It's the perfect time of year to start adding balsamic vinegar to your water. Balsamic has loads of health benefits including a boosted metabolism.
The sweet vinegar adds a lot of flavor without adding calories. Staff favorites include Sicilian Lemon and Honey Ginger in sparkling water (tastes just like ginger ale!)
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Get ready for June because Pineapple Balsamic is making its way back on the shelves at the Bodacious Olive. ... See MoreSee Less