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EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL WORKING WITH GARLIC

Making Mashed Garlic

Garlic already mashed comes in handy when you want to make garlic bread or don’t feel like peeling, dicing and mashing. Of course you could buy it pre-mashed in the jar from the grocery, and I often do that, but sometimes I just want fresh mashed. So this is how I do it. You can […]

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CHEF'S HELPER EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

OLIVE OILS

OLIVE OILS range in flavor from very mild to clearly distinct, with mild dishes generally requiring a mild oil, and spicy dishes a more flavorful one. But experiment with different varieties and combinations to discover your own preferences. In Italy, olive oils are graded according to their pressing and acidity level. The first pressing, if done […]