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  • n. Plural form of olive.


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  • An easy way to pit the olives is to lay them out on a cutting board and smash them with a meat mallet hard enough to loosen the pit but not so hard that you smash the pit into pieces.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Stir in olives and cook 30 minutes or until beef is tender.

    Comfort Menu 1: Beef stew, peach cobbler and more

  • I was immediately intrigued, but my dislike of olives is strong enough that I figured I needed to find a different way to use them.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Grilled pita served with hummus and olives is probably the most common appetizer on restaurant menus in this country today, but this cafe did an exceptional job with it.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Serve with olives (I bought some delicious marinated olives from the olive bar at Whole Foods) and wedges of toasted pitas.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Fiambre, a dish of pork, chicken, beef, jalapenos, raisins, almonds and olives, is one of the few dishes that reflects more of a Spanish than an indigenous influence.

    Regional Cuisines Of Guerrero: From Beaches to Mountains

  • As I walked through the trees, there were gobs of robins flocked together eating the olives from the Russian Olive trees.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • I begin to think about how picking olives is not such a big chore after all.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • You can really do this with whatever olives you like - just avoid like the plague those black rubber tyres they call olives that you find on pizzas.

    Weekend Herb Blogging #49

  • 23 The soil, except in figs and olives, is sufficiently fruitful; the air is salubrious; the bodies of the natives are robust and healthy; and these cold regions are seldom visited with the calamities of pestilence, or earthquakes.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire


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