2017 Harvest Wrap Up
How to cure your own olives
What a harvest! Red Rock Olives is happy to report there was fruit-a-plenty in the grove this year. The trees were overflowing with fruit, making for great table olives and extra virgin olive oil.
How to store extra virgin olive oil
Do you have an olive tree in your yard and don’t know what to do with the olives? Below Red Rock Olives will provide you with 10 simple steps, that will turn your olives from bitter, inedible olives, to delicious home cured olives - the perfect accompaniment for a cheese platter.
Debunking olive oil’s smoke point
Olive oil can keep for up to 18 months if kept in a cool, dark place in an airtight container. If you purchase large tins of olive oil, pour out a portion into another dark bottle for daily use.
Did you know extra virgin olive oil is safe to cook with? A common misconception surrounds EVOO’s smoke point, in which high-temperature methods such as frying or sautéing in EVOO are considered unsafe. This is not true.