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Olive oil Recipes

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Recipes Featuring Olive oil

  • Olive Oil Pickles
    2 gallons green cucumbers 6 large onions 1/4 pound white mustard seed 1/4 pound black mustard seed 1 cup salt 1 tablespoon celery seed 1/2 cup olive oil Sugar to taste Vinegar
  • French Dressing I
    1/2 tsp salt Pinch of red pepper Pinch of paprika 2 Tbsps vinegar 1 Tbsp lemon juice 4 Tbsps olive oil
  • Fried Chicken a la Maryland
    3 chickens, 3 pounds each 3 eggs, slightly beaten 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 tablespoons water Flour for dipping Bread crumbs 1/2 pound butter 1 1/2 cups thick cream sauce Corn Fritters Potato C
  • Japanese Rice Salad
    1/2 cup rice 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 large onion, chopped fine 1 shake of Tabasco sauce
  • Chicken with Rice, Valenziana
    Onions Olive oil Garlic Raw chicken Saffron Pimiento Beef stock or water Green and red peppers Boiled ham Peas. Rice Spanish bologna Green olives.
  • Pickled Cucumbers No.2
    100 cucumbers sliced 30 small onions sliced salt olive oil vinegar mustard seed
  • Corn Fritters | 1 cup corn
    1 cup corn 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons salt few grains cayenne 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Cheese and Olive Roast
    4 cups stale bread crumbs 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 3 cups tomatoes 2 Tbsps olive oil 1/2 cup ripe olives, minced 1 tsp salt 1 cup cheese, grated 1/8 tsp pepper
  • Real French Dressing
    4 cups olive oil 1/2 cup vinegar 3/4 teaspoon pepper 1 3/4 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons white mustard
  • Kisra Bread (Algerian Bread)
    2 cups Semolina 1 tsp salt 3 tsps sugar 3/4 cup olive oil ( vegetable or canola oil will also do) 3 Tbsps plain flour 1 cup water or as required

About Olive oil

  • Homer, the poet from ancient Greece referred to olive oil as "liquid gold"
  • The olive tree has an average life span of 400 years
  • Olive oil production existed in civilizations such as Crete and Egypt, thousands of years B.C.
  • Extra virgin olive oil tends to be darker, having a stronger olive flavor, and approximately 1% acid
  • High quality olive oil is derived from a process called cold pressing
  • Keep olive oil in a cool place - Too much exposure to heat and/or sunlight can lead to oxidization
  • Olive oil is a great source of monosaturated fat which can lower cholesterol levels according to the Mayo Clinic
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