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Olive Oil

Every kitchen needs olive oil. Discuss types, brands, and all things olive oil with the Chowhound community.

Oil, Butter, or Bacon Fat: What's the Best Way to Fry Eggs?

Sunny side up or over easy isn't the only important decision to make when frying eggs. Which fat the eggs are fried in affects both taste and texture. Oil, butter, or bacon grease—which is best for...
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Parmigiano Rind Olive Oil Bread Dip

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by JoeBronxLA 2 days ago

I've been given an "ANCIENT" family recipe using Parmigiano Rinds, Garlic Cloves, Oregano, and EV Olive Oil to make infused Olive Oil Dip...should this dip age in the fridge or on a dark cupboard s...

What quality of vinegar to use in salads?

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by josemartinlopez 17 days ago

My understanding is that you should use your best quality olive oil and honey for salads, but only mid-range quality vinegar. Is this correct? The highest quality balsamic vinegar is aged 25+ year...

Replacing Trader Joe's California Estate Olive Oil In My Life

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by Jim Leff 1 year ago

I've been informed that Trader Joe's California Estate Olive Oil is discontinued, and that TJ's is searching for a new vendor. So the product will either disappear or change. Anyone know an EVOO...

California Olive Oils

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

The California State Fair & Food Festival, a 166-year tradition, has been cancelled for 2020 due to Covid-19. To help support the agricultural companies that normally enter the competition, the fai...

botulism from garlic in olive oil?

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by Kalyov 8 years ago

I have heard that you can create botulism from putting garlic in olive oil. Is that just making garlic infused oil? Or does the same risk appear if I want to use it in a soup? This is the recipe...

Roasting with EVOO in oven at 425 degrees F?

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by J_526 3 months ago

Is it nutritionally safe to roast vegetables like this in an oven heated to 425 degrees Fahrenheit when the vegetables are coated in extra-virgin olive oil? My fear is that the oil would become to...

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Fraud: Whole Foods, Rachel Ray, Safeway, Newman's Own, Colavita, Bertolli

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by maria lorraine 10 years ago

UC-Davis has just published an extensive report on the fraudulent labeling of extra-virgin olive oil. Imported olive oil has been known to often have fraudulent or misleading labels, now certain US...

Terra Delyssa Organic Tunisian Extra Virgin Olive Oil - New at Costco

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by Flexitarian 6 years ago

I was going to post this in the Costco thread but I find that thread so unwieldy now to navigate with the 500+ posts. I just saw and bought this olive oil at the Downsview Costco last week. It w...

2019/20 California olive oil harvest looking strong compared to dismal 2018/19 crop, says COOC

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

". . . 'We had a short crop in 2018 due to weather problems throughout the state, whereas we're hoping for four million gallons in the 2019 harvest . . . more than double what we had in 2018. . . "

California Olive Ranch EVOO

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by Jim Leff 7 months ago

I'm still trying to replace TJ's "California Estate" extra virgin olive oil, which was my previous every day EVOO (per this thread: https://www.chowhound.com/post/replacing-trader-joes-california-e...

Rome market question

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by jangita 7 months ago

We will be in Rome this week for the last leg of our 2 month adventure. I would like to bring home some dried porcini and small tins of olive oil. Any suggestions on where to buy those things? ...

Fairway Branded Olive Oil

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by erica 7 months ago

I recommended their house brand in a thread years ago. I take this back. I was astounded today when I looked at their olive oil selections. The house brand, from many different regions, bears no...

Filippo berio olive oils

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by Effex 10 months ago

I like cooking with olive oil but I doubt use extra virgin for cooking I use pure or light Filippi Berio from Costco. But recently someone told me these are highly processed and not healthy. Ca...

Is my Kirkland olive oil real?

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by trolley 6 years ago

I know this has been a big topic for a while. I read about it and then sort of shelved the idea that my extra virgin olive oil is probably fake. I just recently met a nutritionist (brief chance enc...

Fried egg, crispy egg, soft egg?

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by Chandler114 1 year ago

Sometimes when I go to make an egg, be it sunny side up or over easy/medium/hard, the egg is this beautiful, white, glossy oval. Almost like something out of a cartoon. (Then sometimes I can't make...

Olive oil

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by shaebones 12 years ago

How long after opening a bottle does it start to taste bad and begin getting rancid?

Virgin Olive Oil from California?

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by xvimbi 1 year ago

Hi, I am looking for virgin olive oil from California. I am not looking for EVOO, but one level down. Needs to be produced by mechanical means, not refined. I am trying to make a blend for general ...

All about Olives, Sonoma, Feb 15 (complimentary)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Feb 15, 1pm to 3pm Olive tree management class plus olive oil tasting. Complimentary, but RSVP Cook Vineyard Management Store 19626 Eighth St East Sonoma, CA https://www.facebook.com/Coo...

WaPo on "The Sommeliers of Everything"

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by patsully 1 year ago

"Perhaps you are someone who thinks honey is just honey. Or tea is just tea. Or olive oil is just olive oil. Or water is just water. Or a cigar is just a cigar. Or mustard is just mustard. If so, y...