cure your own olives at home olive oil

Cure Your Own Olives at Home

If you ever pluck an olive right off the tree, you’ll realize that it doesn’t taste anything like the kind you find on your dinner plate. That’s because the olives that you use in meals are essentially pickled to get that wonderful flavor. Olives contain oleuropein...

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How to Identify a High Quality EVOO

An extra virgin olive oil is simply the purest form of oil, made with the first press. It hasn’t been tainted with chemicals or high heat. Using extra virgin olive oil means that you are getting the most vitamins, healthy fats, and antioxidants without sacrificing...

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olive oil for skincare

Olive Oil for Skincare

In recent years, people have been seeking out products containing fewer ingredients than before because some of them might contain chemicals or other things not good for our health like sulfates. If you're looking for a more natural option, extra virgin olive oil...

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cold pressed olive oil

Why Cold Pressed is Best

Cold pressed was first coined back when olive oil was produced using presses. The terms cold pressed, first pressed, and first cold pressed are meant to denote that the oil is high quality and obtained without the use of high heat or chemicals that would otherwise...

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health benefits of olive oil

The Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Olive oil is the most common oil used and it’s easy to see why. It’s simply the juice of the olive fruit with the water removed by centrifuge, creating an unrefined, all-natural product without the use of chemicals or heat. It can be used for everything from...

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