The Best Olive Oils
What’s the best bottle for your money? Real Simple staffers and Nicholas Coleman, the chief olive-oil specialist at Eataly, New York City’s Italian-food mecca, sampled nearly 100 to find out.
Mild and versatile, these won’t overwhelm your ingredients.
California Olive Ranch Fresh California Extra Virgin
This all-American pick wowed testers with its smooth, subtle taste—think gentle apple notes with a hint of spice.
To buy: $9 for 500 milliliters, at supermarkets.