Episode 58: Basics of Olive Oil

February 13, 1999

It's a basic course in olive oil this week with Rolando Beramendi, founder of Manicaretti, an importer of high quality Italian food products. Extra-virgin, cold-pressed, estate bottled - Rolando explains it all and gives us a buyer's guide to getting the best oil for our money. Our dynamic dining duo, Jane and Michael Stern, discover a fine country ham in Virginia; cheese expert Steve Jenkins shares his spring cheese picks; and our grocery guru, Al Sickerman, talks Peeps!

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • April 11, 1998 (originally aired)

  • February 13, 1999 (rebroadcast)