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Potato Leek Soup with Smoked Arbequino Olive Oil

February 15, 2013
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We’re really excited about the newest innovative product to come from renowned Spanish producer, Castillo de Canena:  Oak Smoked Arbequino Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  When we were first introduced to the product by proud proprietor, Francisco Vañó, during our visit to their Estate last November we’ll admit we were a little skeptical, but after testing […]

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Broccoli Rabe with Garlic and Olive Oil

February 7, 2013
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Elevate your usual side of steamed broccoli by using its lesser-known, leafier cousin, broccoli rabe. Popular throughout Southern Europe and China, this leafy green veggie has a nuttier, more bitter flavor and is packed with nutrients. One of the best and simplest ways to prepare broccoli rabe is to steam it with nothing more than […]

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White Bean Soup

January 31, 2013
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Whether it’s raining or snowing outside, nothing brings comfort in wintertime like a warm bowl of White Bean Soup.  Pulses add a richness to soup that will have even the non-soup lovers going back for a second bowl, and by sautéing the ingredients in a flavorful extra virgin olive oil beforehand, you’ll add an even […]

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Greek Salad “Horiatiki”

January 24, 2013
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Right now these sub-zero temperatures outside have us dreaming of a warm, far-away place with eternal summer sunshine and warm Mediterranean sea breezes, so we’re off to the island of Crete – at least in our kitchen, anyway.  Today we’re featuring a dish found on every table with nearly every meal in Crete:  the Greek […]

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We’re off to Spain!

November 8, 2012
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UPDATE: read about our trip!: The Castle in Canena Desert Gold ————————- That’s right, the Olive Oil Lovers team is heading to Spain next week where we’ll be paying a visit to our hard-working olive oil producers across the Atlantic. We’re calling it our “Andalusia Adventure” where we’re taking to the roads to cross this […]

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Health & Olive Oil: Living Forever

October 24, 2012
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Who says you can’t live forever? An article published in The New York Times highlights the interesting health benefits of olive oil and the Mediterranean Diet, specifically on the elderly men and women of Ikaria, an island in the Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey, where many of the residents live well into their 90s and […]

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Not Just an Olive Oil Store

September 3, 2012

At Olive Oil Lovers we like to think of our site as more than just an online store to buy olive oil. Of course our main goal is to bring you some of the most fantastic, high-quality, best-value olive oils from around the world, but also to provide a platform where you can discuss, question, […]

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