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Archena 09-18-2011 01:17 PM

Olive Oil
 
Cooks Illustrated has an interesting article on store brand olive oil. I think you can see the article but would need to be a subscriber to see the recommendations (it's a good magazine if you are interested). Anyway, thought I'd share:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Cooks Illustrated
When you set out to buy superior extra-virgin olive oil at the supermarket, good luck. Rows of bottles fill the shelves, with even the most ordinary of grocery stores offering more than a dozen choices. It’s a booming business: The United States imported 261,000 metric tons of extra-virgin olive oil last year, up from 163,000 metric tons a decade ago. But given the cost—an average of $18.99 per liter for the oils in our lineup—should you just grab the cheapest or try for something better from a gourmet shop or online seller?

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TropicalCoasting 12-21-2011 08:17 PM

Re: Olive Oil
 
Get a good local(fresh) one for salads and using raw and a cheaper EVOO for cooking,is what I do.


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