olive oil basics

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Carol Firenze: The Passionate Olive

Five years after finding its 101 uses, Carol Firenze says tasting and discussion will lead consumers to a greater understanding of olive oil.

Good Oils Gone Bad: Recognizing Rancidity and Other Defects

Continuing our series of articles addressing common consumer questions, how to recognize some of the defects found in olive oil past its prime.
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An Introduction to Olive Oil Tasting

In the first in a series of articles addressing basic consumer questions about olive oil written by leading experts, Alexandra Kicenik Devarenne explains olive oil tasting and food-pairing.