Back in the day most Americans were raised on vegetable oil. And it’s easy to understand why. Vegetable oils were cheap, readily available and some of them even tasted okay. But in the 1980s American tastes in just about everything began taking on a more global character. And just as we began to replace corn flakes, instant coffee and white bread with muesli, espresso machines and croissants we also began to replace that Mazola corn oil with olive oil.
Today, olive oil is considered the only kind of oil to use if you want to get the most from your culinary efforts. And it’s also been shown to provide a host of health benefits. Below we present the 10 best olive oils on the market today. (more…)