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  • The Best Glaze for Your Vegetables

    The Best Glaze for Your Vegetables

    Ever open the refrigerator to find a leek, a few carrots, a zucchini and maybe some other vegetables that you don’t know what to do with? If you have a wok or a deep frying pan on hand, good quality extra virgin olive oil (essential in any home), and some delicious spices to add flavor, […]

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    February 19, 2024
  • How to Season Tomatoes

    How to Season Tomatoes

    Here’s the perfect seasoning for tomatoes fresh from the garden. Mix three parts extra virgin olive oil with one part sherry vinegar, then add some chopped almonds and a pinch of oregano (or your favorite herbs).  Serve fresh tomatoes as a side for meat or fish! They’re low in calories and rich in vitamin C, […]

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    November 29, 2023
  • What Are the Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar?

    What Are the Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar? 

    Apple cider vinegar is a delicious condiment, with a slightly fruity flavor that adds a touch of originality to your cooking.  But there’s so much more to it! It’s also great for your health because it’s rich in vitamins and nutrients like phosphorus, calcium, potassium, iron and even magnesium. Plus, apple cider vinegar is high […]

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    September 21, 2023
  • Vegetarian Thanksgiving Appetizers

    Vegetarian Thanksgiving Appetizers

    Before digging into the turkey, what could be better to get the ball rolling than a series of delicious and healthy appetizers that will remind us why we love Thanksgiving. Bon appetit!   Olive Tapenade: blend some green olives with a splash of extra-virgin olive oil, a teaspoon of vinegar and your favorite herbs. Now you’ve […]

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    November 22, 2022
  • Three Healthy Snacks

    Three Healthy Snacks

    No need to hit the vending machine or make unhealthy choices when you’re hungry between meals. These three healthy snacks will help calm your cravings while also offering the best nutrition. Make a note!   Olives  Tasty, appetizing, nutritious… Nothing could be better for your body than grabbing a handful of olives as a snack. They […]

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    November 16, 2022
  • 3 Easy Halloween Appetizers

    3 Easy Halloween Appetizers

    Quick, easy, delicious treats to prepare with the family. Take a chance with these appetizers. They’ll be the hit of the party!  Evil eyes from mozzarella and olives  Set the mozzarella balls on a place and dribble a little tomato sauce on them to look like blood. Next, add a black olive slice to finish […]

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    October 27, 2022
  • Tips for a healthy heart

    Tips for a healthy heart

    You can help keep your heart healthy just by making a few simple changes to your lifestyle. Start taking care of your heart with these 4 handy tips. Follow a healthy diet: make fruit, vegetables and nuts your trusty allies. And cook with extra-virgin olive oil, which helps protect your heart. Sleep well: get at least 7 […]

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    September 29, 2022
  • How Is Red Wine Vinegar Made?

    How is red wine vinegar made?

    Do you want to know how red wine vinegar is made? It’s simple!   The etymology of the word “vinegar” tells us a lot about it: it comes from the Latin terms vinum (wine) and acre (sour), and people have been making it for more than 7,000 years. Red wine vinegar is the result of the […]

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    July 26, 2022
  • Olives for every occasion

    Olives for every occasion

    Do you know STAR olives? Different and delicious varieties for any occasion, but all of them healthy and full of flavor. Here are some suggestions:  * GARLIC AND JALAPEÑO STUFFED GREEN OLIVES: Perfect for a charcuterie board or a snack with family and friends. All your guests will be impressed by the flavor.  * PIMIENTO […]

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    July 21, 2022


    The question demands a clear answer. In truth, there’s just one: extra virgin olive oil. Why is that? Well, for the following reasons:  It’s just the juice from olives, with no additives and nothing processed. It couldn’t be more natural.  Olive oil contains unsaturated fatty acids, essential for cardiovascular health.  It’s incredibly versatile. It can […]

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    May 2, 2022
  • Vegetarian appetizers

    Vegetarian Christmas Appetizers

    There’s more to appetizers than smoked salmon canapés, Spanish ham and gourmet cheese. How about a tasty selection of vegetarian snacks? Here are some ideas to get you going:  Avocado and cherry tomato skewers. Quick, easy and impressive animal-free protein.  Chicory boats with radishes, tomato and cucumber. Cut the ingredients for the filling into small pieces, drizzle […]

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    December 20, 2021
  • chicken thighs

    The best way to cook chicken thighs

    1. Roast Roasting takes longer but gives you the crispiest result. Preheat the oven to 356 F, arrange the chicken thighs on an overproof dish, season with salt and pepper, brush with STAR extra-virgin olive oil and bake for 50 minutes. Baste the chicken regularly with the cooking juices.  2. Fried Warm a dash of […]

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    December 9, 2021