All About Olive Oil: Recipes and Favorite Tips

Can you imagine Italian food without olive oil? No, we can't either — it's so integral to the cuisine! Here's a look back at some of our favorite posts on green, golden, delicious olive oil — from favorite brands to olive oil cakes to a discussion of how much you should expect to pay for a bottle.
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Buying, Storing, and Tasting Olive Oil

Supermarket Saver: How Much to Pay for Olive Oil?
Understanding Olive Oil Labels
How to Taste Olive Oil
Does Olive Oil Really Expire or Go Bad?
What Is Your Favorite Finishing Olive Oil?
What Is the Best Way To Store Olive Oil?
Good Question: Mild Olive Oil
Hurrah! New US Olive Oil Standards
Kitchen Keeping: Put Your Olive Oil on a Coaster
The Great Olive Oil Scam. Don't Be Duped.

Favorite Olive Oils

Katz Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Marqués de Valdueza Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Frescobaldi Laudemio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Oliviera Olive Oils
Everyday California Fresh EVOO
Nicolas Alziari Olive Oil Direct

Cooking with Olive Oil

Which is Better? Vegetable Oil vs. Olive Oil
How to Infuse Olive Oils
Good Quote: Mark Kurlansky on Olive Oil
Kitchen Keeping: Put Your Olive Oil on a Coaster
Help Me Find Alton Brown's Olive Oil Baster-Dropper-Thing
Measuring Bottle Top Pourers from Lee Valley Tools

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Olive Oil Recipes

Herbed Olive Oil Fantail Rolls
Simple Appetizer: Fresh Veggies with Olive Oil and Sea Salt
Vegan Olive Oil Mayonnaise
Dangerously Addictive Olive Oil Granola
Orange-Scented Olive Oil Cake from Saveur (pictured above)
Zucchini and Olive Breakfast Cake, French-Style (pictured above)
Chocolate Mousse with Olive Oil and Sea Salt
Homemade Popcorn with Olive Oil
Lemon Olive Oil Cake
Fresh Mozzarella Toasts with Spicy Herb Oil

Do you have a favorite brand of olive oil, or a favorite recipe or tip to go along with it?

(Images: Gregory Han; Faith Durand; Progressive; Gregory Han; Faith Durand)

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