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

by MSK 1 month ago

I used to purchase California Olive Ranch Roasted Garlic Oil (EVOO) from Costco by the truckload. It's a good quality...

MSK commented 10 days 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...


frankie81158 commented 29 days ago

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

by MarleneDietrich 9 months ago

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


PSRaT commented 1 month ago

Kirkland olive oil?

by Effex 2 years ago

Hello, so, we use a lot of olive oil, I buy the extra virgin (big plastic bottle) and their "pure" olive oil .... Aft...


amijohnson commented 2 months ago

Question for olive oil experts: Lacrima?

by Sarah1218 12 months ago

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


gobrien907 commented 2 months ago

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

by Jibe 8 years ago

I recently purchased a jar of sundried tomatoes in "100% Olove Oil", as the label states. Ingredients are listed as :...


ALucas commented 2 months ago

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

by rightcoastsurf 2 months 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 ...

chefingaround commented 2 months ago

Lemon Infused Olive Oil

by janniecooks 3 months ago

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


MikeG commented 3 months 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 6 months ago

Preferences - Tomatoes

by Gastronomos 7 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 6 months ago

EVOO for Home Use

by howdini 11 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 7 months ago

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Soup with millet and carrot

by LakaKuharica 8 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 12 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 9 months ago

"Doughy" grilled chicken?

by MIMIMOM 10 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 9 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 10 months ago

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Wild Planet's Wild Yellowtail Fillets in EVOO

by Melanie Wong 10 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 10 months ago

Best use of EVOO in cooking?

by moccy 10 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 10 months ago

Olive oil pour spout

by Kaymoz 11 months ago

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


travelerjjm commented 11 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 11 months ago