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How to Store Your Olive Oil

January 7, 2020

If you purchase a bottle of high-quality olive oil, you’ll want to keep it as fresh as possible for as long as possible. So many people don’t realize that olive oil is a relatively delicate substance, however, and store it in all the wrong ways. If you’re storing your bottle of olive oil over by your stove or on top of another heat-generating appliance, for example, you’re already shortening the lifespan of your olive oil. Storing your olive oil So, what are the best methods of olive oil storage in Ohio? Here are our best tips for getting the best... View Article

Different Types of Olive Oil

December 17, 2019

By the time most people are 10 years old, they have a working knowledge of olive oil. It’s one of the basic building blocks of kitchen greatness. What you may not know is the extent to which the quality of pure olive oil in Ohio can change depending on the grade it is assigned. How is olive oil made? In the thousands of years since its discovery, the process of creating olive oil has, in theory, gone mostly unchanged. When olives ripen on the branches of their tree, they’re plucked, washed and then crushed. In the old days, olives were... View Article

What’s the Difference Between Organic and Regular Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

December 3, 2019

Nearly every home in the United States has its own bottle of olive oil. From bachelors half-prepared to cook a meal to families with all the fixings, olive oil is one of the basic staples in the kitchen of every cook. Why? Because olive oil is as much of a necessity as salt and pepper. It’s the foundation of every pan-fried piece of meat. It’s the magical liquid that turns chocolate powder and eggs into a batch of brownies. Put to heat, olive oil turns ordinary potatoes into crispy home fries. Olive oil is versatile, malleable and utterly necessary. Perhaps... View Article

Comparing Grapeseed Oil and Olive Oil in Ohio

October 31, 2019

Olive oil and grapeseed oil are often used for similar purposes and in similar types of recipes, but there are plenty of differences between the two. Olive oil, obviously, is extracted and processed from olive fruits, while grapeseed oil is a byproduct from winemaking. Both can be used in many of the same circumstances, but they will have some taste differences and other properties that clearly differentiate them from each other. Here’s a quick overview of what you should know about how olive oil and grapeseed oil in Ohio stack up against each other. Fat and calories Olive oil and... View Article

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