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Debunking 5 Common Olive Oil Myths

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Debunking 5 Common Olive Oil Myths

Olive oil is a dietary fat that has many uses, from cooking and enhancing the flavors of your favorite dish to having natural antioxidants and providing several health benefits. While olive oil has been around for centuries, there are many myths and misconceptions that surround this high-flavored culinary ingredient.  At Texana Brands, our olive oil growers, producers, and distributors have put together this blog to help set the record straight. Below you will find answers to five common myths and misconceptions about olive oil.  Table of Contents: Myth #1: You Shouldn’t Cook with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Myth #2: The...

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How Olive Oil Is Made: An Overview

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How Olive Oil Is Made: An Overview

Turning olives into olive oil is a craft that has been practiced for centuries, and various techniques have been passed down from generation to generation. Many historians believe that the making of olive oil originated in the ancient Mediterranean basin, most likely in Greece.  The olive oil producers of today use a variety of methods depending on the region, with each having its unique way of turning olives into healthy and flavorful olive oil. But how exactly is olive oil made?  In this blog, our olive oil experts, producers, and manufacturers at Texana Brands will cover: What olive oil is,...

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Are Olive Oil and Vegetable Oil the Same Thing? Understanding The Difference

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Are Olive Oil and Vegetable Oil the Same Thing? Understanding The Difference

When looking for the perfect cooking oil, you have an endless amount of available options. Out of the many available options, olive oil and vegetable oil are the most popular.  But are olive oil and vegetable oil the same thing? The short answer is no. They are very different!  At Texana Brands, our professional olive oil producers and distributors want to help clear up any confusion regarding these cooking oil products. In this blog, our team will discuss: What olive oil is What vegetable olive oil is Olive oil and vegetable oil differences  What makes olive oil the healthier option...

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Garlic Infused Olive Oil: Delicious Uses and Surprising Benefits

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Olive oil is one of the most versatile culinary oils there is. Garlic is a vegetable that's been a favored ingredient for centuries, known for its powerful flavor and many health benefits. Naturally, garlic infused olive oil makes for a winning combination among chefs, beginner cooks, and medical professionals alike.

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Infused Olive Oil: A Guide to Our Natural Texas-Style Flavors!

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There is an endless amount of infused olive oils on the market today. While these flavored oils make great cooking additions and gifts, ensuring you're getting the best quality can be challenging. There are many companies that make infused olive oils using safe and unsafe methods. It's important to do your research and know what to look out for before bringing flavored olive oil into your kitchen.  In this blog, our experts at Texana Brands will discuss: What infused olive oil is How its made Flavors available for purchase And food-pairing recommendations for each! Infused Olive Oil Table of Contents:...

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