3 Surprising Ways to Use Olive Oil

It goes way beyond your frying pan.

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Olive Oil Vodka

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Martinis are always paired with an olive, so why not infuse the vodka with olive oil? It’s everything you love about a martini, without the muddiness of an olive brine. Trust us when we say its simple, delicious, and very versatile.

Get the recipe: Olive Oil-Infused Vodka


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Lime Olive Oil Custard

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Serve this 5-ingredient custard with shortbread cookies and herbal tea for a simple, tasty dessert. Though the olive oil flavor is present, it’s balanced by the acidity of the lime and a touch of vanilla. Garnish with extra lime zest for a pretty presentation.

Get the recipe: Lime-Olive Oil Custard


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Carrot Olive Oil

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Photo by Grace Elkus

This lovely, mild oil can brighten up a variety of dishes, from a platter of sautéed green veggies to a piece of grilled seafood or steak. You can also use it in place of traditional olive oil in a salad dressing, or drizzled over hummus for a wow-worthy appetizer.

Get the recipe: Carrot Olive Oil