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Texas Olive Oil Industry is Growing

Texas olive oil trees

Photo Credit: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension photo by Kathleen Phillips

Texans love their BBQ, Tex Mex enchiladas, Blue Bell ice cream, and olive oil. Olive oil? The demand for healthier food choices has increased the demand for olive oil in Texas. This rise in consumer demand has inspired the growth of the Texas olive oil industry over the last two decades. According to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturalists, nearly 2000 acres of land are producing olive trees native to the Mediterranean. Read More →

Mediterranean Fattoush Salad

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Featuring Salud de Paloma EVOO & Go Texan Ingredients

by Chef Chuck Hernandez

This popular eastern salad sports many health benefits and features the citrusy Sumac berry which aids in digestion, is known for its antioxidant and antimicrobial properties plus has the zip of a lemon which elevates without citrus acid. Let’s get started. We will also add a grilled chicken variation. Read More →

Through a Wine Glass: Best Olive Oil Tasting Tips Made Simple

Best Olive Oil Tasting Tips

Have you ever been at a loss of words for describing the taste of olive oil? Olive oil has become an important part of our lives. We cook with it, use it in salads and dishes, apply it to our skin and hair, and though we can describe its aroma, we find it hard to express its taste. But olive oil doesn’t have to be a mystery. There is a way to appreciate this healthy and delicious oil. All you need is olive oil and your favorite wine glass. Read More →