The very best part of Thanksgiving dinner is.. Black olives

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Post by Cleon » Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:08 pm

I love black olives. :afro: I'm having some with some Buffalo Trace while watching The Book of Eli. Denzel Washington owns the screen.
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Post by fisherofpipes » Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:22 pm

Black Olives are awesome! So are green.
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Post by coco » Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:24 pm

We never had black olives at Thanksgiving when I was growing up; but I think that this should become a new tradition in our household. Black olives rule.
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Post by fisherofpipes » Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:33 pm

coco wrote:We never had black olives at Thanksgiving when I was growing up; but I think that this should become a new tradition in our household. Black olives rule.
Interesting that you bring that up; we never associated black olives with Thanksgiving! Turkey and stuffing, yes, mashed potatoes and gravy, yes, succotash...but I don't see why not!
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Post by MacGuru » Thu Jun 17, 2010 10:33 pm

Black olives are the Backstreet Boys of cuisine. Man up and eat Kalamatas. THAT is olive at it's finest. Any food where Lye is a primary ingredient in the process (like black olives) is suspect, IMO. Not that I don't like them- but on a flavor scale they're somewhere between water and flan for "fullness of flavor" :?
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Post by coco » Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:04 am

Absolutely useless facts about yourself: I'm presently eating Spanish Manzanilla olives
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Post by UncleBob » Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:22 am

Black olives = evil

That is all.
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Post by gaining_age » Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:26 am

UncleBob wrote:Black olives = evil

That is all.
Green olives with pimentos are salty.


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Post by Thoth » Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:41 am

I have a thing about canned olives. Never had a good can.

Proper olives should be bought bulk from buckets full of brine or in jars if there is no proper ethnic market to buy olives.
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Kalamatas are m olives of choice. Kalamatas and fresh warm pita, mmm...

Moroccan red are very good also.
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Post by Cleon » Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:53 am

UncleBob wrote:Black olives = evil

That is all.
You got that backwards. Black olives = live.
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Post by Dewey » Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:34 am

Cleon wrote:
UncleBob wrote:Black olives = evil

That is all.
You got that backwards. Black olives = live.
Even after last nights over indulgence?

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Post by Cleon » Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:39 am

Dewey wrote:
Cleon wrote:
UncleBob wrote:Black olives = evil

That is all.
You got that backwards. Black olives = live.
Even after last nights over indulgence?

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I don't believe in indulgences.
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Post by Jocose » Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:25 am

Yeah!! I can't wait to get some BLACK OLIVES!!!
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Post by Jake » Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:34 am

Zombie thread! I thought for a minute there that Kerdy was back.

Never met an olive that I didn't like. I like the Sicilian ones best, and save the juice in the jar to soak other stuff in, like black olives and giardiniera.
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Post by hogleg » Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:40 am

tuttle wrote:yack... :barf1: black olives are gross...
I can honestly say I've found no food yack/gross, and I've eaten some weird things in weird places.

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Post by Cleon » Wed Nov 23, 2011 10:01 am

Jocose wrote:Yeah!! I can't wait to get some BLACK OLIVES!!!
Me too. FIL serves them up with cream cheese.
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Post by sideache » Wed Nov 23, 2011 10:18 am

JimVH wrote:I like olives, but the best part of Thanksgiving dinner is seconds.
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Post by UncleBob » Wed Nov 23, 2011 10:26 am

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Post by Murf » Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:23 am

Black Olives... in cornbread stuffing. Mmmmm...
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Post by gravel » Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:39 am

As a kid i loved putting black olives on my fingers. Now I prefer olives stuffed with blue cheese, garlic or hot peppers.

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