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Extra virgin olive oil

Quick Tips for Enjoying Extra Virgin Olive Oil

We love dipping crusty baguette slices into extra virgin olive oil. Here are several more ways we like to use extra virgin olive oil to boost the flavor of some of our favorite foods:1. Tossed with pasta and freshly cracked pepper2. Mixed into a vinaigrette3. Poured into a small bowl with coarse sea salt and freshly cracked pepper for dipping fresh vegetables4. Drizzled over roasted vegetables such as asparagus, carrots, beets or winter squash5. Drizzled over fresh mozzarellaWe've also found good books that offer plenty of ideas.Try Zingerman's Guide to Good Eating, by Ari Weinzweig; and Olive Oil: From Tree to Table, by Peggy Knickerbocker.Stay tuned for more quick tips.Bon appétit,Claude S. WeillerVice President of Sales & MarketingCalifornia Olive Ranch