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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.

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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


Olive Oil and Heart Disease

Studies have shown that people who consumed 25 milliliters (mL) – about 2 tablespoons – of virgin olive oil daily for 1 week showed less oxidation of LDL cholesterol and higher levels of antioxidant compounds, particularly phenols, in the blood. 96 more words

More Health Benefits of Olive oil

The greatest exponent of monounsaturated fat is olive oil, and it is a prime component of the Mediterranean Diet. Olive oil is a natural juice which preserves the taste, aroma, vitamins and properties of the olive fruit. 141 more words