Basics

May. 2, 2023

How Olives Are Processed Into Oil

Modern technology has replaced traditional methods, from crushing olives to the final extraction process.

Dec. 10, 2022

Olive Oil Health Benefits

The health benefits of olive oil are mostly derived from monounsaturated fats and polyphenols. However, not all olive oils are created equally.

Nov. 3, 2022

The Categories of Olive Oil

The ambiguity in the term “olive oil” has long confused consumers and enriched disingenuous actors.

Oct. 25, 2022

The Flavors of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Countless factors influence the flavors in extra virgin olive oils. Understanding the basics can lead to satisfying results.

May. 10, 2022

How to Mix the Perfect EVOO Cocktails

Shaken with the cocktail's ingredients, spritzed or dropped in a final touch, extra virgin olive oil is gaining traction among mixologists and bartenders.

Feb. 11, 2022

Use Olive Oil in Soups and Stews

From cold Gizpacho to chicken noodle, extra virgin olive oil is a healthy and delicious way to spice up bisques, broths, soups and stews.

Dec. 17, 2021

How to Follow the Mediterranean Diet and Enjoy Its Health Benefits

The Mediterranean diet is famous for its health benefits, but many people are unsure of what it is or how to follow it.

Dec. 9, 2021

Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Healthy and Delicious Baking

Extra virgin olive oil can add new flavors and characteristics to all kinds of baked goods while decreasing the consumption of unhealthy fats.

Nov. 1, 2021

Pairing Extra Virgin Olive Oils with Fish and Meat Dishes

Chefs have their own ways of choosing extra virgin olive oils for fish and meat dishes. The only rule is to insist on quality.

Sep. 28, 2021

How to Store Extra Virgin Olive Oil at Home

Optimal storage entails protecting EVOO from light, heat and oxygen. Proper storage will ensure olive oil’s quality and health benefits are preserved for as long as possible.

Sep. 17, 2021

Filtered or Unfiltered Olive Oil? A Choice for Consumers

While most consumers opt for filtered olive oil, there are some who still prefer the cloudy look. Which is better?

Sep. 16, 2021

The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil: Facts and Fiction

A meta-analysis of 16 clinical trials found that coconut oil consumption increased both LDL and HDL cholesterol levels relative to other nontropical vegetable oils.

Aug. 30, 2021

Olive Brine, a Secret Kitchen Ingredient

Before discarding the brine in your jar of olives, consider the ways you can tap its salty, umami flavors.

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