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!

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. 

Is olive oil Whole30 compliant?

Are you doing a Whole30 this January? Find out how olive oil fits into the Whole30.

Top 10 Olive Oil Blog Posts of 2017

It's almost the end of the 2017. Thank you for reading our blog and following our social media posts.  Here are the top 10 posts from our blog.

Christmas Recipes Featuring Olive Oil

Christmastime in the Mediterranean means festive meals with family and friends. This year, try incorporating these Mediterranean dishes into your holiday celebrations. Your guests will be impressed!

Got Leftovers? Make Turkey Croquetas!

Croquetas (croquettes) are a popular dish from Spain. Often served as tapas, croquetas are a great way to use leftover meat.

10 tips for reusing leftover frying oil

Olive oil is great for frying. Olive oil is naturally stable under heat and has a smoke point that is high enough for most types of cooking. Because it is more expensive than other cooking oils, many people ask us if it can be re-used after frying.

Can I use olive oil in my Instant Pot?

Is it safe to use olive oil in the Instant Pot when sautéing or pressure cooking?

Does adding olive oil to water prevent spaghetti from sticking together?

Everyone hates it when the noodles stick and clump. Does adding olive oil to the water help?

How do you pair olive oil with food?

Extra virgin olive oils vary in taste. When you pick the right olive oil for your dish, the flavors are in harmony, just like when you pair a wine with your dinner. But how do you know which olive oil to pick? Here are some food pairing ideas based on the three different categories of extra virgin olive oil: delicate, medium, and robust.