Memorial Day is right around the corner and that means firing up the grill. In my Food Network obsession, I have seen chefs put everything on the grill, from oysters, to lettuce, to pineapple to the basic burger. Taking the cooking outside during the summer months is especially nice...Read More: Let’s Talk Marinades
In the past 5 years or so, a new trend has hit America’s cocktail scene called “shrubs”. If you have wondered why plants are on the drink menu, you aren’t thinking of the right kind of shrub. Shrubs, as they refer to drinks, is a vinegar based syrup. And...Read More: Introducing Shrubs!
We receive a couple of questions quite a bit about olive oil, how its made, and where its from. One question that has been coming up a lot lately is the question of GMO free olive oil. So we did a little digging and found out that there are...Read More: Non GMO Olive Oil?
Customers ask all the time for ideas on how to use olive oil other than salad dressings. They are usually a bit surprised when I tell them to bake with it. For so long, consumers have been told that olive oil is only good for salad dressings. With time,...Read More: Baking with Olive Oil
If you are still using vegetable oils, such as canola, sunflower, soy, safflower, etc, you might want to read this article. A Denver physician recently published a book called “Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food” and makes some interesting points about the dangers of vegetable oils to...Read More: Health News – Vegetable Oils May Lead to Migranes, Dementia
So we all know that coconut oil is the rising star of the health food focused world. Its delicate taste, heat stability and many other factors have made it the new darling of nutritionists and chefs alike. This recent article in the Washington Post has some really interesting facts...Read More: Facts about Coconut Oil
So a new book is coming out called “Real Food Fake Food” by author Larry Olmstead. In the book, he talks about how much of the food we consume in this country is fake. I haven’t read the book yet, but it is going on my reading list. The...Read More: Fake Food, Real Food
We get so serious talking about polyphenols and extra virginity and chemistry sometimes that we forget the fun parts of olive oil! Here are a few you can bring out at your next trivia night! 11 pounds of pressed olives produces 1 quart (32 ounces) of EVOO Olive Oil...Read More: Did You Know? Fun Olive Oil Facts