North American Olive Oil Association Blog

Chicken Confit in Olive Oil

This unconventional cooking technique turns out amazingly rich flavored, melt-in-your mouth chicken.

Celebrate heart health month with more olive oil

February is Heart Month! This is a great time to take stock of our diets and lifestyles to improve our heart health. Our favorite way, of course, is to find new ways to incorporate more olive oil into our diets. 

What happens when you heat olive oil?

Some people believe that you should not heat olive oil. They erroneously believe that olive oil, when heated, loses its health benefits. 

Chocolate Olive Oil Glaze

Olive oil and chocolate are a wonderful combination. Make this chocolate olive oil glaze for fruit, pretzels, cookies, or whatever you'd like to add chocolate goodness flavor to.

Falafel Pan-Fried in Olive Oil

Falafel is popular in several Mediterranean countries and is delicious fried in olive oil. It's easy to make at home with a food processor. Serve with pita bread, salad and tahini sauce.

Roasted Potatoes With Lemon Olive Oil Emulsion

These potatoes are roasted in the oven and then dressed with a sublime lemon and olive oil emulsion. They are so good, they could be eaten as a main dish. But we like them with roasted chicken.  

Grilled Skirt Steak With Olive Oil Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is an Argentinean sauce used to flavor grilled meats. There are many different versions of chimichurri but most contain herbs, olive oil and vinegar. Here is an easy and delicious recipe to try at home. 

Cod Sautéed in Olive Oil with Fresh Tomatoes

This simple weeknight fish dish is easy to make. The best part is the sauce which is made with extra virgin olive oil and tomatoes. 

Top 10 Olive Oil Recipes of 2016

We share lots of olive oil recipes throughout the year. Here is a list of the most popular olive oil recipes of 2016. These delicious dishes and desserts received the most likes, shares and clicks on our Facebook page and Twitter

Top 10 Olive Oil Blog Posts of 2016

It's almost the end of the 2016. Thank you for reading our blog and following our social media posts.  Here are the top 10 posts from our blog.

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