North American Olive Oil Association Blog

Crispy homemade fries, made with olive oil

You can make crispy french fries at home with olive oil. Read on to learn the secret to crispy fries and why olive oil is great for frying!

Olive Oil and Mental Health

Dr. Drew Ramsey, M.D. , clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, appeared on the Today show to share information about how olive oil impacts the brain and your overall health.

How to make aioli

Aioli, allioli or aïoli is a Mediterranean sauce made of olive oil emulsified with garlic. The names mean "garlic and oil" in Catalan and Provençal. 

Nashville Hot Chicken Made with Olive Oil

Hot chicken is an iconic dish from Nashville, TN. We made it at home, with olive oil.

Should you put olive oil on your skin?

Olive oil is contains antioxidants and vitamins. Should you put olive oil on your face?

Mediterranean diet with extra virgin olive oil linked to weight loss

It is time to distinguish the good fat, such as in olive oil, from the bad and incorporate it back into our diets.

How long does olive oil last?

Olive oil is a perishable product. Unlike wine, extra virgin olive oil does not get better with age. So how long does olive oil last?

Keto Diet and Olive Oil

Everywhere we turn, we hear people talking about the keto diet. What is it and should you adopt it?

Beat Winter Blues With This DIY Olive Oil Scrub

We know that eating foods rich in olive oil is good for us, but did you know that many people use olive oil in their beauty regimen? 

Greek Bean Soup Recipe (For Stove top, Slow Cooker and Instant Pot)

Nothing is better on a cold winter day than a hearty soup. Check out this recipe for Fasolada, a traditional Greek soup made with white beans. This recipe is full of olive oil goodness and also high in fiber, vegan and gluten free. You can make it on the stovetop, in a slow cooker or an Instant Pot/electric pressure cooker.