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Cooking With Olive Oil

Olive oil: It’s one of the oldest and most widely used foods in the world, except most people’s knowledge of this flavorful oil probably only scratches the surface of its potential uses. Enter Cooking Techniques and Recipes With Olive Oil, the new gold-medal-winning cookbook by the “Two Extra Virgins,” Laura Bashar of Family Spice and […]

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Black Garlic Pumpkin Hummus

It’s getting closer and closer to October 31 and we just can’t resist making more Halloween-themed food. Our friends over at Frieda’s Specialty Produce sent us a bunch of spooky foods including rambutan and Buddha’s hand citron, but the black garlic was the most mysterious. Why is it black? What does it taste like? And […]

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100-year-old olive trees at Lodestar Farms

Farm Water and Farm-Fresh Food

There’s one question that keeps coming up as we continue our Real Food farm tour project. Why should consumers care about or get to know about farm water? And what does it have to do with our food and where it comes from? We’ve learned a great deal about farm water in the past few […]

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Real Food: Olive Oil and Olive Farming

We are olive oil addicts in the Jolly Tomato household. And yet olive farming has always been something of a mystery to us. Sure, we use olive oil in just about every meal. But how do you get oil out of a bunch of olives? That’s a question that we were determined to answer as […]

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