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EVOO for Home Use

by howdini 3 months ago

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

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nycguy20011 commented 2 days ago

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Soup with millet and carrot

by LakaKuharica 14 days ago

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

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

by MarleneDietrich 30 days ago

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

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tangoking commented 16 days ago

Trader Joe's California Estate Olive Oil

by Jim Leff 4 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 1 month ago

"Doughy" grilled chicken?

by MIMIMOM 2 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 1 month 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 ...

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Smatrai commented 2 months ago

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Wild Planet's Wild Yellowtail Fillets in EVOO

by Melanie Wong 2 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 2 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...

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johnie2xs commented 2 months ago

Best use of EVOO in cooking?

by moccy 2 months ago

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

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moccy commented 2 months ago

Is my Kirkland olive oil real?

by trolley 3 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 ...

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Tony1234 commented 2 months ago

Olive oil pour spout

by Kaymoz 3 months ago

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

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travelerjjm commented 3 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 ...

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Kaymoz commented 3 months ago

Question for olive oil experts: Lacrima?

by Sarah1218 4 months ago

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

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Nyleve commented 4 months ago

Olive Oil And My Skin

by Ellobern 2 years ago

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

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Bkeats commented 4 months ago

Frozen extra virgin olive oil

by jtutt 5 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,...

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therealdoctorlew commented 5 months ago

Olive oil!

by CaptCrunch 1 year ago

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

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eat2much commented 6 months ago

Olive oil distributors

by anndillman 7 months 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 ...

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treb commented 7 months ago

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by pettermintpatty 8 months ago

Does anyone have experience with the TreOlive Adapt a tree program? I am thinking about this as a gift for a friend a...

Cabo de Peñas Light Tuna Ventresca (Belly Filets)

by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Cabo de Peñas brand tuna from Spain is a new item at Corti Brothers in Sacramento since my last visit to the supermar...

Melanie Wong commented 9 months ago

Lecce

by arp29 2 years ago

I am staying in Lecce for 2 weeks in late July and early August. I am still in the fairly early planning stages of my...

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jangita commented 9 months ago