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EVOO Labels

As you purchase EVOO make sure the label is correct and you are reading it right. If the label says “Packaged in XYZ Country” (such as Spain or Greece), it’s more than likely that the oil wasn’t grown in that country, just bottled there to give it more cachet. 71 more words

Oils on the cheap

The price of olive oil has never really bothered me before but recently things have changed.  A couple of months ago we looked into buying a property which had a few hundred Olive trees merrily producing olives (and potentially oil) on it.   707 more words


Cookbook Corner - Extra Virgin

Blog Note: My “Cookbook Corner” has been moved from Sundays to Wednesdays.

This week’s “Cookbook Corner” really opened my eyes to Italian food and culture… 620 more words


Book Review: Extra Virgin

Disclosure: This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

Reading… 360 more words

Book Review

Fried Ricotta-Stuffed Squash Blossoms!

Squash blossoms are one of my favorite summer ingredients. While you can eat them raw in salad, sauté them up in a frittata or dot them atop a flatbread or pizza, I like them fried! 513 more words


A Passion for Fresh, Simple Cooking

Tuscan Chef and Author Gabriele Corcos’ Brooklyn Life

by Gayle Wilson

From the tender age of 5, Tuscan chef and cookbook author Gabriele Corcos cooked with his grandmother. 1,017 more words