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Q. Is it okay to deep fry foods with extra virgin olive oil?

Q. Is it okay to deep fry foods with extra virgin olive oil?

YES! It is a MYTH that using EVOO for frying foods is harmful to your health. Here is what we know... Frying with Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) can improve the taste of any food. It can be used in ALL applications of food...drizzled, sauteed, baked. and FRIED!  Pure cold pressed EVOO has health ...
Mom's Story

Mom's Story

Some of my fondest memories of my mom are of her in the kitchen. She was...and always will be a great self taught home cook in my mind. Sadly, she passed away over 25 years ago due to complications from Multiple Sclerosis. Back then, there were virtually no treatments and she accepted her con...
What can I say...I’m an olive oil geek 🫒

What can I say...I’m an olive oil geek 🫒

I like sharing a few facts and I truly believe “FOOD IS MEDICINE” My favorite part --- Olive oil is extremely high in oleic acid which is used to reduce blood pressure. Big words but big meaning --- Olive oil also contains many antioxidants including vitamin E, carotenoids and oleuropein. Unproc...
Website Love?

Website Love?

Is there such a thing?  I know it is difficult to understand but to a self-proclaimed “Data Geek” (me) this new website is the culmination of years in the making.  Honestly, I started off 5 years ago with the goal of “just making it functional” …believe me it wasn’t pretty.  But through those yea...
This is Clam Chowder for the Soul!  This will warm you up on a frigid day!

Clam Chowder

This is Clam Chowder for the Soul!  This will warm you up on a frigid day! INGREDIENTS: 4 slices bacon, diced 1 tablespoon Butter EVOO 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 cup vegetable stock 2 (6.5-ounce) cans chopped clams...
Winter Olive Board

Winter Olive Board

The awesome thing about charcuterie boards is that there is no end to the possibilities!  Make your Christmas charcuterie board with sprigs of thyme and cranberries scattered about...yummy and easy! These are suggestions but have fun being creative! Ingredients Jam, Jellies, Spreads, Pres...
There are a dozen ways to make a homemade dressing with olive oil to add to your salad. The options are exciting and endless, but when you have a bottle of premium extra virgin olive oil in your hands, you might want to get a little more creative.

5 Ways to Use EVOO in Salads

There are a dozen ways to make a homemade dressing with olive oil to add to your salad. The options are exciting and endless, but when you have a bottle of premium extra virgin olive oil in your hands, you might want to get a little more creative. Here are five ways to use extra virgin olive oil ...
3 Tips to Help You Select the Best Premium Olive Oil

3 Tips to Help You Select the Best Premium Olive Oil

Rich with benefits from heart health to skincare, olive oil is crowned as one of the healthiest fats around, but not every bottle was created equal. 

What is extra virgin olive oil really?

Extra virgin olive oil is the oil that is first extracted from the process of cold-pressing olives. It is considered one of the highest quality olive oils out there. In fact, there are very specific requirements in order for an oil to be labeled as “extra virgin”. That is why we ensure that each of our Little Shop olive oils obtains an ultra-premium certification. We take all the guesswork out of it for you! 

Pair It!

Pair It!

Name a better pair than olive oil and vinegar. We’ll wait. Such simple ingredients, yet so good 🤤-#healthylifestyle #instagood #italianfood #natural #tomatoes  #italy #pasta #organic #extravirginoliveoil #evoo #olives  #olive #foodporn #food #foodie #salad #instafood  #basil #foodphotography #de...