Grower's Blend Olive OilMADE BY OTHER BROTHER IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Who you calling Shorty? We have nothing but love for this half-pint-sized tin of organic extra-virgin olive oil that brothers from a different mother, Ben Herrmann and Evan Loewy, made from a blend of their favorite California-grown olives (Arbequina, Leccino and Pendolino).
With a smooth, almost buttery flavor, this liquid gold gives sautéed and roasted dishes a leg up, but you’d be remiss to not enjoy it uncooked as well. Whisked into a salad dressing or drizzled as a finishing touch, its peppery fruitiness is the cherry, er, oil on top.
The super lightweight tin and resealable spout make it a total workhorse in the kitchen, easily grabbed and employed. And as the retro-inspired label instructs, it’s meant “for daily use.” That’s a prescription we’d like automatic refills on, please.
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We’re so crazy about the vintage look and portable size of this tin that we’re not leaving home without it. Throw one in your picnic tote for a last-minute salad toss or into your suitcase (assume that the rental house’s pantry isn’t totally up to snuff). Or bring one to your host – it’s kitchen counter-worthy.