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Tasty Olive Oil by California Olive Ranch - Review + Giveaway [Ends 8/20]


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I don't know about you, but I absolutely love olive oil! I can put olive oil with practically anything, especially pasta dishes, breads, and salads.

I couldn't wait to try out the California Olive Oil that was sent to me, because it's such a quality brand and so familiar in the grocery store. It comes in this amazing green bottle that protects the olive oil from light and is 100% recyclable. They have such quality olive oils and their extra virgin olive oils have won more than 50 awards over the last 10 years (check out their awards here!) And they don't have just one type of olive oil, it comes in so many different flavors.

I had the chance to try California Olive Ranch's Everyday Extra Virgin Olive Oil. That's probably the bottle that you see regularly in the grocery stores. According to their website, it has a floral aroma and smooth flavor and it's great for a variety of purposes in your cooking.

They definitely weren't kidding when they said that this was smooth olive oil. I tried it out with my spaghetti dinner and it tasted wonderful. It's the type of experience where I could easily dip bread into the olive oil and barely need any extra flavoring. It was such a tasty experience.

I also loved the fact that this olive is straight from California, my home state! It doesn't take the type of time and energy to import the same way that European imports do. So from the farm to the table isn't a short distance, and I really appreciate that. The little ways to reduce the energy resources used make a huge difference! 

I know for sure I will be buying this again. This will more than likely become a household staple for me. Probably the only major downside I can think of is the price. You can buy a bottle of their Everyday California Extra Virgin Olive Oil for $12.59 (500 ml) or $18.99 (750 ml). It's a bit expensive, but it's definitely worth it. I would highly recommend checking out deals at stores near you, because I have found some pretty good deals that way.

Purchase your bottle of California Olive Oil by visiting their online store or by visiting a store near you.

Best of all, enter to win California Olive Ranch's Chef's Favorite 2 Bottle Gift Box! Enter below!
a Rafflecopter giveaway

I received a complimentary bottle of olive oil in exchange for my honest review. My opinions are 100% my own.

Comments

  1. The Banana-Cardamom Bread sounds so yummy!

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  2. I would love to try and make the Grown-Up Birthday Cake.

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  3. All of them! But I'll start with the Asparagus Salad With Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette. :-)

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  4. I love asparagus, so I would pick the Asparagus Salad With Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette.

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  5. I would love to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce

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  6. I would like to make the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce ******************
    {in the contest I am Margot Core on the Rafflecopter}

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  7. I love their website and go there often. I'd love to try the Honey-Citrus Marinated Asparagus

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  8. I would love to try the grown up birthday cake

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  9. The grownup birthday cake some nice to try.TY

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  10. I love good olive oil, it's such a wonderful product if you find the right one. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. I like the Asparagus Salad With Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette recipe.

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  12. I want to try Avocado Mash on Multigrain Toast. This sounds so good.

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  13. Herb-Crusted Standing Rib Roast is what I like.

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  14. I would make the sweet potato fries .

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  15. I want to try the Cranberry Pesto Goat Cheese Crostini

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  16. The caramelized roasted vegetables sounds delicious!

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  17. I would like to try the Couscous with Almonds, Raisins and Saffron Onions .

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  18. I would try this recipe http://www.californiaoliveranch.com/recipes/soups/carrot-and-cashew-soup-with-parsley-oil Allyson Bossie

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  19. The Grown-Up Birthday Cake sounds great!!!!!!! Great giveaway!

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  20. ooooo I would love to do the Caramelized roasted vegetables! I really really LOVE veggies! I find it strange that other folks do not!

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  21. I want to try the Dried Fig and Black Olive Spread

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  22. Sweet potato fries with maple bbq sauce sounds great!

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  23. The Chicken Parmigiana looks delicious!

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  24. I would like to try the Cranberry Pesto Crostini.

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  25. I'd want to make the Grown Up Birthday Cake

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  26. i would like to try the Asparagus Salad With Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette

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  27. I want to try Couscous with Almonds, Raisins and Saffron Onions

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  28. The Caramelized Roasted Vegetables sounds heavenly!
    Mary Beth Elderton

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  30. The grown up birthday cake.
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

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  31. This sounds so fun! I've never had any flavored olive oils before!

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  32. I like the Tagliatelle with Peas recipe.

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  33. I would like to try Grilled Tuna with Red Wine, Caper, and Olive Sauce

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  34. I would like to try the grown up birthday cake

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  35. I definitely want to try the Vanilla Ice Cream with Olive Oil Drizzle and Sea Salt. I'm afraid I'm the only one I know who would try it!

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  36. I would love to try the Eggplant Ricotta Grilled Cheese.

    Love3570@aol.com

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  37. olive oil, a healthy part of the Mediterranean Diet
    good for your heart and also tastes terrific

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  38. i would love to try their grown up birthday cake!

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  39. Dried Fig and Black Olive Spread

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  40. Sweet potato fries with maple bbq sauce

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  41. I would like to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce.

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  42. I want to try the Roasted Broccoli with Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette Recipe.
    Sherri J

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  43. Definitely the grown up birthday cake!!

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  44. I would love to try the sweet potato fries with maple barbecue sauce - yum!

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  45. I would like the grow up birthday cake

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  46. dried fig and black olive spread.

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  47. The lentil salad looks good.

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  48. I would love to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce

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  49. I'd love to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce. I'm obsessed with sweet potatoes lately.

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  50. I would like to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce.

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  51. I would like to try the dried fig and black olive spread. That would be great on some slices of toasted bread.
    gypsygirl62[at]charter[dot]net

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  52. Oh yum, Sweet potato Fries with Maple BBQ Sauce! - Jenna Osborne

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  53. The Maple BBQ sweet potato fries sound SO good!!!!

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  54. I would like to try the grownup birthday cake

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  55. I would like to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce.

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  56. I would use this olive oil on grilled french toast with feta cheese and this olive oil drizzled on top.

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  57. I would like to try the herb crusted standing rib roast.

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  58. I think I'm going to try to make the Banana-Cardamom Bread. I love cardamom.

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  59. http://www.californiaoliveranch.com/recipes/main-dishes/quinoa-and-pinto-bean-burgers-with-yogurt-sauce

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  60. http://www.californiaoliveranch.com/recipes/main-dishes/linguine-with-shrimp-and-arugula THIS SHRIMP LINGUINE sounds amazing

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  61. anything with tomatoes & olive oil is a hit with my family!

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  62. Eyeing up the fig tree next door, hoping to work a deal with the neighbor..thinking the dried fig and black olive spread and some sourdough..we'll be great friends!!

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  63. I'm going to try to make the Grown-Up Birthday Cake!!

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  64. I would like to try the seafood fettuccini.

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  65. I would try the avocado mash on multigrain toast.

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  66. Couscous with almonds raisins, and saffron.

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  67. Spring Green Vegetables and Soft-Cooked Eggs

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  68. I would like to try the Grown Up Birthday Cake.

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  69. Homemade mayonnaise....we love to make it, eat it. Good olive oil would make it so much better!

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  70. I want to try the recipe for caramelized roasted vegetables. vidomich(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  71. Vanilla Ice Cream with Olive Oil Drizzle and Sea Salt

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  72. Their Tagliatelle with Peas recipe looks amazing-clean, fresh and easy.


    alyce poalillo

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  73. I'm not sure I'd like it but I want to try the Vanilla Ice Cream with Olive Oil Drizzle and Sea Salt. It sounds so different. BTW, I tried California Olive Ranch a few months ago and I will never buy those "imported" brands again. COR has REAL olive taste.

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  74. I'd like to try Tagliatelle with Peas.

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  75. i want to try the sweet potato fries with maple barbecue sauce

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  76. I would love to try the Carrot and Cashew Soup with Parsley Oil, I love that it is vegan and has cashews for protein.

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  77. I would love to try the Alaska Scallops with Pancetta, Fennel & Mushrooms recipe.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  78. Couscous with Almonds, Raisins and Saffron Onions

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  79. I would love to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce

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  80. The Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho looks delicious!

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  81. The sweet potato fries with maple barbecue sauce!

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  82. the Dried Fig and Black Olive Spread

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  83. I'm going to try Honey-Citrus Marinated Asparagus

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  84. I would love to try the pear and almond cake. :)

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  85. I would like to try the Asparagus Salad With Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette.

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  86. mmm. they all look so good! Im choosing the Cranberry Pesto Crostini

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  87. I would love to try the grown-up birthday cake....yum.

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  88. I would love to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce

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  89. The honey-citrus marinated asparagus got my attention.

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  90. This one:
    http://www.californiaoliveranch.com/recipes/appetizers/dried-fig-and-black-olive-spread

    Thanks!

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  91. I'd like to try the Lentil Salad with Bacon and Edamame!

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  92. Vanilla Ice Cream with olive oil drizzle and sea salt

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  93. The recipe I would like to try is the Asparagus Salad With Ginger-Citrus Vinaigrette.

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  94. The lentil salad looks terrific -- I'm all for healthy protein!

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  95. They all sound good, but right now I want Avocado Mash on Whole Grain Toast! I'm definitely going to try some of those recipes.

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  96. It's fig season, so I would try the black olive and fig spread. It looks delicious!

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  97. I would LOVE to make the Risotto with Artichoke Hearts! It sounds DELICIOUS!

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  98. I'd like to try the Tuscan Grilled Ribeye.

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  99. I'd like to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce.

    Hope to win!

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  100. i would love to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce

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  101. I'd like to try the Grown Up Birthday Cake! Charlotte
    david.winters@verizon.net

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  102. I would love to try the Maple BBQ Sweet Potato Fries. Those sound so yummy!

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  103. I would love to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce recipe....sounds so yummy

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  104. I would like to try the Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho.

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  105. I would like to try the Grown Up Birthday Cake.

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  106. I want to make the Herb-Crusted Standing Rib Roast :)

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  107. The caramelized roasted vegetables look yummy.

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  108. I would like to try the sweet potato fries with maple barbecue sauce recipe.

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  109. I would try Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce

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  110. I would love to try the sweet potato fries... they look and sound delish!

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  111. Banana Cardmon bread - jrs362 at Hotmail dot com

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  112. SweetPotato fries with maple barbecue sauce

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  113. I would like to try the Banana-Cardamom Bread

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  114. I would like to try the Caramelized Roasted Vegetables recipe.

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  115. i would like to try the Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Barbecue Sauce

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  116. Thanks for the giveaway… we are going to try out the Lentil Salad with Bacon and Edamame recipe.

    Rafflecopter: Bryan E.

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  117. I would like to try the Grown-Up Birthday Cake recipe.

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  118. I most definitely have got to try out the Banana-Cardamom Bread recipe!!

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  119. I would like to try the Baked Shrimp with Chilies recipe.

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  120. Thank you for choosing me as your winner. I really appreciate it!! Using Olive Oil is the healthy way to go!!

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