Using Olive Oil

As a cooking ingredient, olive oil is the only cooking oil that offers flavor, versatility and health benefits! In this section, we will focus especially on flavor and versatility. Remember, the main difference between the types of olive oil is the flavor – and extra virgin olive oil flavors range from subtle and delicate all the way up to pepperiness that makes your eyes water! The trick is to match your oil to your cooking method and the overall dish taste. In order to ensure you're using good ingredients, we'll also cover tips for choosing what to buy and tips for taking care of your oil after purchase. Finally, expand your olive oil knowledge with fun ideas about many alternative uses for olive oil.