How to Host an Olive Oil Tasting Party

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We don’t need an excuse to throw a party, but if you do, all the new 2015 olive oils being released seems worthy of celebrating, don’t you think? Skip the cocktail party or wine tasting and use our step-by-step guide to throwing a unique and memorable get-together. Select your olive oils. It’s important to choose different… read more

How to Taste Extra Virgin Olive Oil – the 4 S’s

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The best way to discover an oil’s flavor is to sip it “neat” – meaning on its own without bread or other food. This will allow you to savor the oil’s flavor without distraction. The 4 S’s: Swirl: This releases the oil’s aroma molecules. Keep the oil covered until ready to sniff. Sniff: Uncover the oil… read more

Eat Fresh & Stay Healthy: 5 Reasons to choose Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Reduces Cholesterol Levels Substituting extra-virgin olive oil for saturated fats can help lower bad cholesterol, or LDL, which can clog arteries with fatty deposits. Olive oil contains more good monounsaturated fat, or HDL, per serving than any other cooking oil. A monounsaturated fat like olive oil can help lower LDL cholesterol and increase HDL cholesterol,… read more