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Olive Oil Mixology

In a previous blog, we talked about using balsamic vinegar in cocktails (have you tried our Cinnamon Pear Martini?). But what about olive oil in cocktails? It may sound weird, but some of the country’s leading bars that specialize in creating craft cocktails are jumping on the olive oil bandwagon. Mixologists are creating olive oil […]

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Your Baby and Olive Oil

  Should You Feed Your Baby Olive Oil? As adults, we have heard about the health benefits of incorporating olive oil as part of a healthy diet. But what about feeding olive oil to babies? Doctors in Italy are recommending incorporating olive oil into solid food and in some cases, expressed breast milk. Olive oil […]

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Ten Unique Ways to Use Olive Oil

Olive Oil Beauty Products   Moisturizer. When used on the face or body, olive oil penetrates the skin, leaving it soft and smooth.  Try a few drops in the bath with your favorite essential oil for a relaxing and moisture-filled bath. Hair mask. Mix two tablespoons of olive oil, one egg yolk and one teaspoon […]

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5 Must Have Host/Hostess Gifts

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which commences the holiday season. For many, this includes dinner and cocktail parties hosted by our friends and family. If you’re looking for the perfect host or hostess gift, we have plenty to choose in all price ranges and tastes. Here are our top five picks: Bread Board —This […]

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Ditch the Butter

Yes, You Can Substitute Olive Oil for Butter! The holidays are fast approaching, and for many of us, that means pulling out granny’s recipe for luscious pound cake or mom’s recipe for hollandaise sauce. And typically, some of our favorite recipes are prepared using butter or margarine. Butter tastes awfully good, but YIKES, it’s not […]

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Time for Festive Fall Flavors

Explore Tasty New Ways to Enjoy the Comforts of Fall Flavors For many of us, fall is our favorite season. The days are still warm enough to enjoy an afternoon of tailgating. And the evenings cool off so we can finally enjoy our outdoor fire pits. Along with the weather, our food choices change from […]

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How to Make Battuto and Pesto

  Get Your Foodie on with These Easy-to-Make and Versatile-to-Use Italian Condiments. One of our favorite uses of our olive oils is to make super simple sauces and condiments.  Two that we particularly like are the Italian condiments Battuto and Pesto.  Both don’t require you to be an expert cook, neither uses exact measurements (make […]

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