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Olive Oil 101: How to Choose an Olive Oil

Olive Oil 101: How to Choose an Olive Oil Everyone has heard that olive oil is good for you and is an important addition to a healthy diet, but do you know that not all olive oil is created equal? With misleading marketing tactics and recent reports on olive oil fraud, its important to pick a good olive oil if you want all of the health benefits and flavor it can provide. What makes an olive oil good? Keep reading to see our guidelines for choosing the best olive oil: 1. Pick an extra virgin olive oil. If a label says...

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Product Pairings for Grilling and Backyard BBQs

recipes with BBQ Seasoning

For Chicken: brush chicken with Hot Chili Olive Oil then coat with our BBQ Seasoning before grilling mix Lemon Pepper Olive Oil and Garlic Cilantro Balsamic as a marinade  our Mustard Shallot Marinade recipe use a balsamic as a glaze to brush on chicken as it is cooking on the grill. Try Pear, Garlic Cilantro, Red Apple or any of your favorite balsamic flavors For Steak our Grilled Hickory Hangar Steak Recipe brush steak with olive oil, then generously add our Montreal Steak Seasoning brush steak with olive oil, mix together finely crushed garlic, pepper and Espresso Sea Salt  For Seafood...

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The Many Uses of Salt

In the Kitchen: Eggs – Eggs boiled in salt water will peal easier, poaching eggs over salt water helps set the egg whites, place an egg in a cup of water with two teaspoons of salt- fresh eggs will sink. Preventing browning – Apples, pears and potatoes dropped in cold, lightly salted water as they are peeled will retain their color. Washing spinach – If spinach is washed in salted water, repeated cleanings will not be necessary Whipping cream and beating egg whites – By adding a pinch of salt, cream will whip better and egg whites will beat faster...

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Quality Control: Our Olive Oil is Real!

After the airing of "Agromafia" on 60 minutes earlier this month, which focuses primarily on the fraudulent olive oil being labeled extra virgin by the mafia, many people have contacted us regarding our olive oil and if we make sure it is the "real stuff." In the report, a journalist estimates that 75-80% of olive oil on supermarket shelves in the US may be fraudulently labeled. In these cases, extra virgin olive oil is either mixed with a seed oil or canola oil OR a lower grade oil is colored to look like olive oil and sold under some major...

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Holiday Shipping Guidelines

holiday shipping

Holiday Shipping Guidelines by New Canaan Olive Oil Holiday shopping can be hectic, and we try to make it as easy as possible for our customers. A huge part of that is shipping products all over the country and as expected, we do a TON of shipping for the holidays. Here are our 2015 guidelines to make sure you know what to expect when you need us to ship a package for you: The last day we can guarantee orders to be delivered before December 25th is Wednesday, December 16th. This applies to regular ground shipping at our regular rates. Keep...

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