GOOD HOUSEKEEPING MAGAZINE
March 2007 Issue
The results of a taste test conducted
on the top 12 supermarket brands of extra virgin olive
oil were published on the March 2007 issue, and
Monini Originale Extra Virgin Olive Oil was named the
#1 choice and best overall.
We are very proud of this independent test where, among
other qualities, Monini Originale was described as "
the perfect all-in-one oil, with a lightness that's
also surprisingly rich and complex".
How many olive oils are in you pantry?
Just like professional chefs, more and more home cooks
are stocking their kitchens with a diverse selection
of olive oils. There are full-bodied. peppery ones for
dressing and dipping, buttery varietiesfor delicate
dishes like fish, and milder version for everyday sauteing.
To help you choose among the ever-growing assortment,
the GH kitchens conducted a blind taste test of 12 supermarkets
brands of extra virgin olive oil (the highest grade,
made from the first pressing of the olives). Our nine
teaster sampled oils, which ranged from 22 cents to
$ 1.47 per ounce, on spoons and on crusty bread. Here
our favorites, all of wich come at a buget-friendly
56 cents or less per ounce.
MONINI ($ 10 for 17.9 ounces).
The perfect all-in-one oil, with a lightness that's
also surprising rich and complex.
A peppery kick at the end gives it some oomph. Try it
for making pesto or cooking shellfish.
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