Olive Oil

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

The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Oils

From extra-virgin olive oil to coconut oil, there's a time and a dish for every kind of cooking oil out there. Here's a cheat sheet so you can remember which oil is best in which case. If you’re anything...

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

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 4 months 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...

Filippo berio olive oils

by Effex 1 month 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?

by trolley 5 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?

by Chandler114 5 months 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

by shaebones 11 years ago

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

Virgin Olive Oil from California?

by xvimbi 7 months 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 8 months 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"

by patsully 8 months 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...

Olive oil dispenser for easy cooking

by madeliner 5 years ago

I buy semi large cans sometimes and they are a mess to use on a daily basis any recommendations ? I see rachaelray has one and it's cute but it looks too complicated plus it's stoneware ...

Hellmans Original vs Hellmans Olive Oil Version

by Bashful3 5 years ago

I really wanted to love the new mayo in town. Bought a jar; tried it out spread on a meat sandwich--very nice. I am known for my egg salad and chicken salad. Knew I would taste the differ...

Pesto chicken pasta disaster

by orlybabe 1 year ago

Hi, I like making chicken pesto pasta, but major disaster today - for the first time, I wanted to cook together the chicken, pesto and pasta, and after frying the chicken with some onions and garli...

Kirkland olive oil?

by Effex 4 years ago

Hello, so, we use a lot of olive oil, I buy the extra virgin (big plastic bottle) and their "pure" olive oil .... After reading an article about olive oils saying that companies mix other cheaper o...

Source for Early Harvest Olive Oil

by THE GREEK 14 years ago

I usually get my fix of Early Harvest from Mcevoy Ranch, in California. I wondering where others get their fix, espcially how italian and domestic EH oils differ. thanks..

What happened to Costco's (and others) Garlic Olive Oil?

by MSK 1 year ago

I used to purchase California Olive Ranch Roasted Garlic Oil (EVOO) from Costco by the truckload. It's a good quality cooking oil with just enough infusion to add a nice flavor while cooking (with ...

Is Olio Carli Extra Virgin Olive Oil any good?

by vvv03 10 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 seen it at Fairway and actually think I bought the regular olive oil once for fryin...

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

by MarleneDietrich 2 years ago

I frequently see recommendations of having a cheaper olive oil for cooking and a "good" one for salad dressing and finishing dishes. But how do I know what is good? I like the inexpensive one I get...

Question for olive oil experts: Lacrima?

by Sarah1218 2 years ago

Read a fabulous book where the main character a perfectionist/ minimalist who likes the best of the best describes making a pasta with a sauce of nothing more than some tellicherry peppercorns, fr...

Does olive Oil look like lard when refrigerated? Or am I being deceived?

by Jibe 10 years ago

I recently purchased a jar of sundried tomatoes in "100% Olove Oil", as the label states. Ingredients are listed as : Sundried tomatoes, 100% pure olive oil, garlic, herbs, spices, & sulfur dioxide...

Good olive oil is hard to find. Please recommend your favorite Extra Virgin Olive Oil here...

by rightcoastsurf 2 years ago

i am looking to buy a very nice (~$30) bottle of EVOO as a Christmas gift and the more i search, the more confused i become. it seems it's relatively hard to find the real stuff though i've hea...