17 Feb

Chili: 6,000-year-old seasoning?

Scientists found fossil evidence that ancient Americans from southern Peru up to the Bahamas were cultivating varieties of chilies about 6,000 years ago.

13 Feb

Olives & Libido

According to the Daily Record, Legend has it that green olives make a man more virile, while black olives increase a woman’s libido. Both varieties are rich in vitamin E, which is thought to boost your sex drive.

12 Feb

True or False: Pigeons Love Olives

By Anne Altman, Half true. They tolerate olives, but much prefer the taste of the unidentifiable white blob on the right. [Source] Click here

07 Feb

Olives with a difference

By James Szutarski, Have all of those crocks of olives that are popping up at supermarkets and specialty stores tweaked your interest? I know what some of you readers are thinking. “I hate olives!” Right? The problem, I find, is that the people who feel this way have only ever tried one variety of olives […]

30 Jan

Olives Joke

McQuillan walked into a bar and ordered martini after martini, each time removing the olives and placing them in a jar. When the jar was filled with olives and all the drinks consumed, the Irishman started to leave. “Excuse me,” said a customer, who was puzzled over what McQuillan had done. “What was that all […]