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How to Make Traditional Olive Oil (Video)

Olive oil has been a staple food in the Mediterranean for thousands of years, and some olive trees which are hundreds of years old still bear fruit. The process for making this product is relatively simple, especially as it is practiced in rural areas of Greece and Italy. Commercial olive processing is somewhat more complex, but it still relies on the same basic principle: crushing the olives to release the oil trapped inside. Here’s one of our favorite videos that maps out the process of making traditional olive oil:

How to Instantly Age Supermarket Balsamic Vinegar (Video)

Good balsamic vinegar goes a long way when drizzled on fresh fruit, over ice cream, or on picked salad greens. However, it also costs a bundle. So the next time you find yourself trying to decide between the good stuff and, say, the rest of the groceries in your cart, try revving up a bottle of the cheap stuff instead with this simple budget tip!