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Filtered or Unfiltered Olive Oil? Making the Choice

February 7, 2022

Ever wonder what the difference is between filtered olive oil and unfiltered olive oil? Having a hard time choosing which type of olive oil you’ll bring home to your kitchen? To understand the difference between filtered and unfiltered, it’s important to have a basic understanding of how extra virgin olive oil is developed. After the olives are picked and washed, they get ground up into a paste that is then stirred in a process called malaxation, which results in a separation of the oil from the solids and water. This paste then gets sent into a centrifuge, where the oil... View Article

Common Olive Oil Terms to Know

December 23, 2021

Olive oil is a widely-used ingredient. It’s delicious and offers plenty of health benefits (at least in comparison to other oils), and it has a variety of flavors to complement different dishes. When it comes to different olive oil types and terms, however, not everyone is as informed. Here’s an overview of common olive oil terms, so you’ll never have to ask, “What is extra virgin olive oil?” again. Get to know these olive oil terms Here are some of the most common olive oil terms you should know: Cold-pressed: Cold pressing simply means extracting oil from the olives at... View Article

When Can You Swap Canola Oil for Vegetable Oil?

October 15, 2021

When you’re using oil for baking or frying, a recipe will often call for vegetable oil—but what exactly is in vegetable oil? Is it really made from vegetables? What about canola oil? Are canola oil and vegetable oil different? There are many questions surrounding this topic but not a lot of solid answers. Here are some reasons why it can get confusing, as well as how to know when to use canola oil vs vegetable oil: What is vegetable oil? One of the most confusing things about vegetable oil is that it’s not always actually made of the same things.... View Article

Which Is Better: Organic or Non-Organic Oils?

October 1, 2021

When it comes to cooking oils, there are many different types to choose from. What’s best in any given situation depends on a number of factors including the type of food and desired end result. Within the various types of cooking oils lies another decision to be made: Organic or non-organic. To be labeled as organic, food products must be certified by a third-party company as being grown without the use of pesticides, chemical fertilizers or other artificial products. But what is the difference between organic and non-organic oils, specifically? Are organic oils better than non-organic oils? Read on to... View Article

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