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Join us for our next meeting
Thursday, February 27, 2014
The Herb Society of America Baton Rouge Unit
Anne Milneck, a classically-trained chef and owner of Red Stick Spice Company.
Learn about Olive Oil
Some of the topics Anne will cover are:
What makes olive oil the best oil?
How many olives does it take to make a quart of oil, and how long does it take to do that?
When looking to buy a good olive oil, what do I look for?
What is the difference between virgin, cold pressed, and first pressing in olive oil?
In the news, there has been a great deal written about oil additives. How can you tell that you are buying a good olive oil?
Do you really need to use different types of olive oils for different types of foods?
What is the best way to store olive oil, and how long will it stay good?
Do you have some favorite recipes to use with the different types of olive oil?
In addition to our presentation, we will have olive trees for sale!
The trees are one year old, Mission olives. They are planted in one quart containers. The cost is $20 per tree. These trees will begin producing olives in four to five years. No, you won’t be able to make a large amount of olive oil with tree until many years. But you can enjoy the beautiful silver green leaves in your landscape, eat the olives, and make a healthful olive leaf extract.
Members attend all regularly scheduled meetings free, unless otherwise noted.
Thanks for supporting HERB SOCIETY and the future HERB GARDEN at BURDEN.
**NOTE: Unless otherwise noted our meetings are held Burden Research Center in the Conference Center 4560 Essen just past I-10. Enter the main drive and go to the end of the road that runs parallel to I-10. The Ione Burden Conference Center will be at first curve to the left. After turning, and turn right to go into the parking lot.
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