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Lemon Infused Olive Oil

by janniecooks 17 days ago

Suddenly lemon olive oil has disappeared from store shelves in my area; my sister reports the same happened in her ar...


MikeG commented 17 days ago

How do I know I'm buying a "good olive oil?"

by MarleneDietrich 7 months ago

I frequently see recommendations of having a cheaper olive oil for cooking and a "good" one for salad dressing and fi...


wanker commented 27 days ago

Is my Kirkland olive oil real?

by trolley 4 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 ...


cagineer commented 4 months ago

Preferences - Tomatoes

by Gastronomos 4 months ago

It's the height of tomato season here. No need to deal with winter tomatoes right now, thankfully. But some may ...


therealdoctorlew commented 4 months ago

Is Olio Carli Extra Virgin Olive Oil any good?

by vvv03 8 years ago

I just got an offer in the mail for 6 half liter bottles of Olio Carli EVOO for $29.99, which is half price. I've see...

kristlkrost commented 4 months ago

EVOO for Home Use

by howdini 9 months ago

After reading a bunch of articles about all of the fraud that happens with imported EVOO, I've become a little parano...


ChrisJM commented 5 months ago

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Soup with millet and carrot

by LakaKuharica 6 months ago

This is a deliciously healthy and vegetarian soup, easily thrown together. Servings: 4 Total time: 20 min ...

Trader Joe's California Estate Olive Oil

by Jim Leff 10 months ago

A few years ago, many of us agreed this was great stuff. I haven't had any in a while, and feel like I read reports t...

Lgalen commented 7 months ago

"Doughy" grilled chicken?

by MIMIMOM 7 months ago

My company had a function yesterday and we served some finger foods. One of the things we made was chicken, bacon a...

hotoynoodle commented 7 months ago

Why rub steak with olive oil before cooking?

by steakman55 8 years ago

I have already posted tonight telling everyone else how to cook steaks, but question remains: why rub it with olive ...


Smatrai commented 8 months ago

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Wild Planet's Wild Yellowtail Fillets in EVOO

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Tried out Wild Planet's Wild Yellowtail Fillets in extra virgin olive oil. The taste was quite mild, almost bland, an...

Substitutes for Cento Light Tuna Packed in Olive Oil

by uwsgrazer 3 years ago

My local grocer used to put this tuna on sale, 2/$5. Lately, the price has been over $4 per can, though. Amazon see...


johnie2xs commented 8 months ago

Best use of EVOO in cooking?

by moccy 8 months ago

Hello! I got a small bottle of EVOO when visiting Shodoshima island in Japan, which is famous for its olive oil prod...


moccy commented 8 months ago

Olive oil pour spout

by Kaymoz 9 months ago

Looking for the "right" pour spout for the countertop Olive oil dispenser. I have been using the small Trader ...


travelerjjm commented 9 months ago

Olive oil pouring spout?

by josephnl 2 years ago

I know it's a ridiculously simple thing, but I cannot find a spout that will fit most olive oil bottles, pour freely ...


Kaymoz commented 9 months ago

Question for olive oil experts: Lacrima?

by Sarah1218 10 months ago

Read a fabulous book where the main character a perfectionist/ minimalist who likes the best of the best describes m...


Nyleve commented 10 months ago

Olive Oil And My Skin

by Ellobern 3 years ago

If my skin is the litmus test for authentic EVOO, then forget Colavita and buy Lucini. Since using a little Lucini o...


Bkeats commented 10 months ago

Frozen extra virgin olive oil

by jtutt 11 months ago

I just received a shipment of Olio Santo evoo and it is frozen solid. Does anyone know if this will affect the taste,...


therealdoctorlew commented 11 months ago

Olive oil!

by CaptCrunch 2 years ago

Hello everybody! I've never really considered olive oil proper for cooking because I was always weary of its smoke...


eat2much commented 12 months ago

Olive oil distributors

by anndillman 1 year ago

I was at a spice store that also sells olive oil. The owner said that there are only 3 olive oil distributors in the ...


treb commented 1 year ago