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Oliviers & Company Olive Oil & More--and Giveaway Coming Next Week! by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 9:52pm I receive a significant number of requests to review and share products with all of you here on Enlightened Cooking, but I only accept a limited few. Unless it's a product of exceptional quality that I think all of you might be interested in knowing more about, you simply won't see it here. That makes it particularly fun and satisfying t ... Read on »
Orange & Olive Oil Cake, Perhaps for Election Day by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 7:59pm I hate to be Debbie Downer, but I must share some disheartening news with you about olive oil. The extra-virgin olive oil you find at your local supermarket very likely is not extra-virgin at all. It turns out that the USDA doesn't even recognize classifications such as “extra-virgin.” As a result, bottlers all over the world can blend olive oil w ... Read on »
In Baltimore, the Olive Oil Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tank by Trish S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Sep 2008 7:15pm This is just one of many reasons why Baltimore is one of the cleanest and greenest cities in the world. Or not. Apparently someone punctured a hole in a tank at the Pompeian Olive Oil Company, releasing 5,000 gallons of olive oil into surrounding storm drains, which ultimately ended up in the Baltimore harbor. Now I’m not sure who co ... Read on »
Smart Fuel: Macadamia Oil by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 27 Jan 2011 12:00pm What can compare to the sweet, buttery mac nut’s tender embrace? As far as nuts, seeds, and pseudo-nuts go, its fatty acid profile is unparalleled . Throw a handful into a bowl of Greek yogurt , along with blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries (or any berry , really), and you’ve got yourself a rich, masterful dessert with minimal linoleic ... Read on »
Half Marathon Training by Alaina Pozzy Posted Sat 16 Apr 2011 11:03pm I think I’m all caught up now! If you missed my last posts, they are: Texas , love this coffee house , dinner at Back Bay Social Club , and concierge event and lunch . Another thing that’s been keeping me busy is my half marathon training! It’s less than two months to the Run to Remember half marathon and although I think my running is sti ... Read on »
Fake Organic Olive Oil is Latest Food Scam in Israel by vanhussen Posted Tue 21 May 2013 3:34am 1 Comment international bp spain holdings news, article code 85258080768 CH The food industry is anything but shaky around the world these days, from meat glue to horse meat in “beef” burgers. Who are we to trust? The latest scandal is fake olive found in Israel, including organic varieties. Watch out for it anywhere. We sum up where to buy, and w ... Read on »
Appetizing Thoughts: Demystifying Olive Oil by Sanura Posted Sat 22 Oct 2011 10:18pm We’re curious and thirsty for olive oil. Thirsty not just for using it in our favorite recipes, but learning more about it. Bill Sanders, an olive oil evangelist at Crush+Press , initially appears to have successfully reached his goal on Kickstarter to start a private label selling quality olive oil in the United States at competiti ... Read on »
Is Your Olive Oil Really Olive Oil? by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 14 Aug 2012 4:39am For thousands of years, humans have been picking, prizing, and pressing the fatty drupes found among the oblong leaves of the gnarled, twisted olive tree into rich, green-gold extra virgin olive oil. And for almost as many thousands of years, humans have been coming up with ways to fake it, to pass off cheaper, less delicious, less nutritious o ... Read on »
Creating At-Home Spa Products With Essential Oil Recipes by Sheena M. Posted Wed 22 Apr 2009 3:06pm I’ve been getting quite a few requests for tips and ideas on how to use essential oils in the home. There are literally thousands of recipes  what with the staggering number of oils available and how they  can be combined. Here are some basic tips and guidelines that will hopefully help inspire you to be creative with the use of essential oils: ... Read on »