Good news! Several local stores now carry a variety of exceptionally good olive oils.
Remember, a good olive oil should be fruity, pungent and just a little bit bitter.
The way to find an olive oil that fits your taste is to taste it, and remember it is an important ingredient, not just a lubricant.
Every country on the Mediterranean makes good olive oils. You also can find good olive oils from California and Texas, so shop around.
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Perhaps the simplest dish to use olive oil on is an al dente pasta, dressed with a good olive oil and a grating of Parmigiano-Reggiano. Give it a try, but remember to use that great olive oil that you taste-tested.