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In Greece, a Little Goes a Long Way

Marilyn Harding | Posted 09.29.2015 | Small Business
Marilyn Harding

"A little goes a long way" is usually the mantra of the travel companies encouraging clients to take advantage of Greece, this economically-beleague...

The 7 Keys To A Happy, Healthy Brain

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.26.2015 | Science

Why are some people sharp as a tack at 95 years old, while others begin struggling with mental clarity in their 50s? A lot of it has to do with geneti...

5 Things to Know About Italian Olive Oil

Eleanor Shannon | Posted 09.21.2015 | Taste
Eleanor Shannon

Buying "real" oil is a way of supporting and protecting the culture of high quality, family olive growing in Italy. Industrial production, mislabeling of low quality oil and ferocious price competition is putting many small, artisan producers out of business.

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living

The Mediterranean diet may be able to add "reduces risk of breast cancer" to its long list of health benefits, according to a new study fro...

Besides Weaving Lavender, Sipping Olive Oil and Roaming Roman Ruins - What is There to Do and See in Saint-Rémy de Provence?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 08.23.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Outside of the central market plaza, on the stairs of the church, yes the church, weavers display hundreds of colorful wicker baskets, from the traditional Provençal natural straw ones to some more elaborate versions in pinks and purples, blues and oranges.

If You're Doing This to Your Nuts, Stop It!

Kim D'Eon | Posted 06.13.2015 | Taste
Kim D'Eon

I'm going to share a quick checklist of foods that you might be surprised to learn belong in your fridge. In a nutshell (see how I did that) these foods include anything that contains oil.

5 New Ways To Use Olive Oil In Your Cooking

Epicurious | Posted 06.09.2015 | Taste

Olive oil on sorbet (and yogurt, and fresh fruit) might seem strange, but it shouldn't be.

The Best Diet To Boost Your Memory And Brain Health

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.13.2015 | Fifty

To keep your brain and memory sharp as you age, reach for the nuts and olive oil, according to a new study. The findings, released Monday in the jo...

Tunisia's Liquid Gold Olive Oil Production

Franco Lania | Posted 05.12.2015 | Taste
Franco Lania

What country do you think is the second largest olive oil producer this year? It's Tunisia! That's right. While the olive crop in other countries dec...

The Perfect Steak: Tips, Techniques and Gear for Mastering Bone-In Rib Eye

Tasting Table | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

Instead of running out to your local steakhouse, consider basking in the glory of serious meat cookery at home.

Frying With Olive Oil, And Other Ways You're Misusing Oil

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.26.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Whether you're choosing coconut oil for popcorn or olive oil for a quick sauté, the first thing you need to know is the smoke point you're aiming for.

How This Boomerpreneur Reinvented Himself With A Tasty New Career

John Tarnoff | Posted 11.09.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Jim Milligan might well be considered the Howard Schultz of olive oil. Like Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, it was on his business trips to Europe, and Italy in particular, that Milligan became enraptured by the quality and variety of extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars, and the practice of offering customers the option of combining and tasting the products as both sales incentive and education. His career reinvention has been a successful pivot to that vision.

8 Great Things That Have Been Ruined By Corporate America

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business

Life's simplest pleasures may be hard to put a value on. But that hasn't stopped corporate America from trying. 1. Water If you're looking f...

9 Ways New York City Women Prep Their Skin For Fall

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 08.18.2014 | Style

As the seasons change, so does our skin. With autumn around the corner, it's time to reassess our beauty routines to make sure our warm-weather fa...

19 Healthy Essentials You Need On Your Grocery List

Kim D'Eon | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kim D'Eon

Cooking tasty and healthy meals from scratch is easy and can be super-quick if you're set up and ready to go. The key to success is having your kitchen stocked to rock.

Off-the-Beaten-Path in Italy's Small Towns

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

On my most recent trip to Italy, I decided to do something different: get away from the known destinations, explore the small towns and learn a bit more about the local culture.

This Oil Will Magically Make Your Makeup Disappear

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks and Raydene Salinas | Posted 04.24.2014 | Style

Although applying makeup can be very fun and empowering, the task of having to take it off before bed can be quite troublesome. Like when your mascara...

How To Make Olive Oil-Thyme Bundt Cake

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 06.15.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Who doesn't love the look of a Bundt cake?

The Wonders of the Olive Tree

Yanna Darilis | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Yanna Darilis

The Mediterranean cultures have been using olive oil in their diet since antiquity and olive oil has been traded throughout time.

The Cooking Oils You Should Be Using, And When To Use Them

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.04.2014 | Taste

Using the right oil can make all the difference.

10 Recipes To Ease You Into Liking Olives

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste

Many foods are acquired tastes -- they're not immediately liked by everyone (like, say, something like macaroni and cheese, which if you don't like, y...

The Blessed Olive Tree that Never Dies

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 05.26.2014 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Greek olive oil is nearly perfect in taste, purity, and dietary and medicinal values. Here's a product of nature, health, and Greek civilization that under Greek care and, why not, love, could make a difference in Greece -- and the world.

How This Girl Wakes Up With Healthier Hair

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver and Raydene Salinas | Posted 02.27.2014 | Style

Whenever we spark a conversation with a complete stranger about hair, we can go on and on swapping beauty secrets. And that's exactly what happened wh...

10 Reasons Butter Kicks Olive Oil's Butt

Posted 02.20.2014 | Taste

Sorry, but someone had to say it.

U.S. Olive Oil Industry Pushing For Stricter Standards

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a pressing matter for the tiny U.S. olive oil industry: American shoppers more often are going for European imports, which ar...