Announcements, Gift Ideas, Kitchen Neccessities — November 26, 2012 at 11:00 am

Olive Oil Review: The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Iliada Extra Virgin Olive Oil, best in taste.

The Good Housekeeping Research Institute recently held an olive oil tasting competition.  The winner of the tasting was Iliada Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Greece.  The Good Housekeeping Research Institute says, “It was a big hit with the tasters, the fresh, grassy aroma of this moderately priced Greek import was echoed in its clean, green flavor.  This peppery oil burns a little on the way down, making it hard to ignore those good-for-you polyphenols.”

Now, for the good news, this decorated extra virgin olive oil is very moderately priced.  I bet you didn’t know that it can be purchased from Amazon.  Three, 17 0z bottles go for $32.  You can also buy 101 oz for the very low price $39.  Why not treat yourself to an excellent olive oil for the holidays.  I’m sure it would take some of your recipes up a notch or two.  Just imagine dipping some fresh bread in it with a little balsamic vinegar and some grated romano cheese….

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