Green Gift Guide: The Foodie

Organic Olive Oil From Apollo Olive Oil

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Gift Guide 2012 Foodie

credit: Apollo Olive Oil

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Local, organic olive oil is easy if you live in Tuscany, but the climes of, say, America's great plains, aren't exactly ideal for olive groves.

Fortunately, there are a few olive oil producers in California that make certified-organic, extra-virgin olive oil -- meaning that the heavenly unctuous ingredient doesn't have to travel too far to get to American kitchens. And among the west coast makers, Apollo Olive Oils' raw, unadulterated, and 100% cold-pressed oils are sublime, as evidenced by their devoted following of foodies and array of awards. (Apollo Organic Olive Oil, $20)

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