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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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Olives

Differences in appearance, flavor, and oil content distinguish different varieties of olives, of which there are several hundred. Many have been cultivated since ancient times, with some developed especially for oil extraction. Of the olives meant for eating, green ones are picked when full-grown but unripe and are often pitted and stuffed with pimientos or anchovies. Ripe olives, usually purplish black, are richer in oil. According to Greek mythology, the olive was a gift to mankind from whom? More...
KSPavan
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Olives
Differences in appearance, flavor, and oil content distinguish different varieties of olives, of which there are several hundred. Many have been cultivated since ancient times, with some developed especially for oil extraction. Of the olives meant for eating, green ones are picked when full-grown but unripe and are often pitted and stuffed with pimientos or anchovies. Ripe olives, usually purplish black, are richer in oil. According to Greek mythology, the olive was a gift to mankind.
Adyl Mouhei
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Daemon wrote:
Olives

Differences in appearance, flavor, and oil content distinguish different varieties of olives, of which there are several hundred. Many have been cultivated since ancient times, with some developed especially for oil extraction. Of the olives meant for eating, green ones are picked when full-grown but unripe and are often pitted and stuffed with pimientos or anchovies. Ripe olives, usually purplish black, are richer in oil. According to Greek mythology, the olive was a gift to mankind from whom? More...
Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:53:20 AM

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Delicious and yet nutritious. of course, not any delicious food is nutritious.
taurine
Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:00:56 AM

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If you see olive-oil you will escape all harm.
-from the dream interpretations attributed to Astrampsychus, also known as Oracles of Astrampsychus.

For those who have olive-pressings and sheep necessarily have a great deal of everything.
-from the Aristophanes, "Clouds".

If you have olives and tomato bread and goat's cheese you have a good breakfast.
-from me, circa 21 century C.E.
Lizanne
Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:38:14 AM

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Hi, Is it true that Black Olives are an Aphrodisiac? for men and women? Just curious since I have heard this. Thanks, Elizabeth in NY~
Wilmar (USA) 1M
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Differences in appearance, flavor, and oil content distinguish different varieties of olives, of which there are several hundred. Many have been cultivated since ancient times, with some developed especially for oil extraction. Of the olives meant for eating, green ones are picked when full-grown but unripe and are often pitted and stuffed with pimientos or anchovies. Ripe olives, usually purplish black, are richer in oil. According to Greek mythology, the olive was a gift to mankind.
David Briggs
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The oil which comes from pure olives is delicious and healthy. A perfect addition for tomato and lettuce.
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