While it's perfectly good oil for sautéeing, olive oil is just as adept at everything from flavoring cakes to poaching fish.
7 Ways With Olive Oil
From incredible California blends to imported varieties, olive oils range in flavor from mild to buttery to pungent. Reserve
high-quality extra virgin oils for drizzling and use less expensive ones for cooking. Buy in small quantities that can be
used up in six months, as quality deteriorates with age.
Olive Oil Dip with Vegetables
Simple as all get out, this easy dip is perfect for last-minute entertaining. Take pantry items like green olives, red pepper
flakes, and garlic and steep them with olive oil to build rich flavor. Leftovers make a nice sauce for roasted fish or chicken.Recipe: Olive Oil Dip with Vegetables
Olive Oil-Braised Eggplant with Fresh Tomato and Pomegranate Sauce
Brushed with a rub of fresh herbs flavored with olive oil and lemon zest, this flank steak is roasted with red wine-laced
broth, adding up to lots of flavor with little fuss. Leftovers, if there are any, make great steak sandwiches!Recipe: Roasted Flank Steak with Olive Oil-Herb Rub
Olive Oil-Poached Mahimahi with Mediterranean Tomato Sauce
Crispy on the outside and buttery soft inside, the secret to these luscious roasted Yukon gold potatoes is a two-step process.
A quick 10-minute boil on the stovetop segues into 25-30 minutes of high oven heat. Drizzle with olive oil and sea salt. That's
it.Recipe: Golden Olive Oil-roasted Potatoes
Roasted Red Peppers with Garlic and Olive Oil
Nothing beats the flavor of oven-roasted bell peppers, particularly when they're slow-roasted until tender, yet not charred.
Flavor with a drizzle of salty, garlic-infused olive oil for a great addition to sandwiches, burgers, pizza, or bruschetta.Recipe: Roasted Red Peppers with Garlic and Olive Oil
Lemon-Rosemary Olive Oil Cake
A tradition in Italy, cakes made from olive oil feature rich flavor and moist texture. Here olive oil is paired with lemon
zest and fresh rosemary, offering tart and savory flavor contrasts that are mellowed by a sweet lemon glaze.Recipe: Lemon-Rosemary Olive Oil Cake