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Inside California Olive Ranch during Harvest

Inside California Olive Ranch during Harvest

| December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

California Olive Ranch produces 60% of the olive oil that is grown in California, and not only are they producing the genuine (delicious) article, they are doing it with integrity and efficiency. A look inside California Olive Ranch during harvest season.

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Dip, Baby, Dip

Dip, Baby, Dip

| March 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

Three dips to satisfy all your BBQ/block party/picnic needs: Radish Cream Cheese Dill Dip, Portuguese Green Olive Anchovy Dip, Guacamole. 69 Boyz Tootsee Roll video included.

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How Not to Serve Olives

How Not to Serve Olives

| February 26, 2010 | 3 Comments

Tapenade. I’ve been an enormous fan of it for years, since I discovered that it satisfies not only my near-constant hunger for salt, but allows me to honor my ancestors without having to try too hard. It’s a flavorful homage with a sharp, French twist, which suits me just fine. It is earthy and basic. Any sort of tarting up should be avoided.

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Event: Blessing of the Olives

Event: Blessing of the Olives

| December 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

Did you know that olives needed blessing? Me neither! Common throughout California, olives are most extensively cultivated fruit in the world, and about 90% of all olives are pressed for their oil. A Mediterranean fruit, some olive trees bear fruit for hundreds of years.

The eighth annual Sonoma Valley Olive Festival, a celebration of the olive harvest and an agricultural and culinary showcase, takes place December 2008 through February 2009.

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