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Do Those Blue Tasting Cups Really Hide an Olive Oil’s Color?

A friend thought my pair of  olive oil tasting cups would make perfect candleholders. She might just have a point. We recently saw a “Tweet” about the cobalt blue vessels: “Research shows that the blue EVOO tasting glasses don’t even … Continue reading

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Debunking Misinformation about Olive Oil & Cooking

We’re tuned into cyberspace – including Twitter and the blogosphere – so we see a lot of what people are saying about olive oil. Not surprisingly, we occasionally run across stuff that’s just plain wrong. Fortunately, there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Primer: Knowing the Different Types of Olive Oil

If your New Year’s resolution involves healthier eating, chances are good you’ll be cooking with olive oil. So here’s a quick guide to understanding the difference between extra vrigin, light, pure and all the other labels and terms you’ll encounter … Continue reading

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You Can’t Judge an Extra Virgin Olive Oil by its Color

Extra virgin olive oil comes in various colors, from golden to green. But don’t let color sway your judgment about the actual quality of the oil inside the bottle. It would be like judging a book by its cover or … Continue reading

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