Using extra virgin olive oil instead of butter in your holiday baked goods cuts back on saturated fat, promotes good cholesterol with monounsaturated “healthy” fat, and adds wonderful depth of flavor. That’s a triple whammy! So how exactly do you bake the healthier way, while using olive oil? We've got you!
At Texas Hill Country Olive Co., we believe in gifting the ones we love with something they can use and instantly be reminded of who gave the gift. Here’s a quick guide to some easy Texas olive oil gift ideas for 2022.
You might feel a moment of dread when you open your pantry and see your favorite bottle of olive oil has gone cloudy. You might be asking yourself, is it safe to consume? Has it gone rancid? The most straightforward answer is no, it is not rancid; it is perfectly safe to use. Here’s a quick guide to troubleshooting a cloudy bottle.
Taking a closer look at the labels of your favorite bottles might raise a few questions about the terminology used. You might be wondering, what exactly is first cold pressed olive oil? Let's take a look.
When looking for a traditional olive oil, always buy extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). Olive oil without this designation is usually lower quality and more processed. Read for more tips on picking the best olive oil!
Cooks from all around the Mediterranean have been using olive oil to fry for centuries. Frying with olive oil imparts a taste that cannot be matched by other types of oil. Read to learn the proper way to fry with olive oil!