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Flavored olive oils

Any recommendations for making lemon infused and lime infused olive oils? I used to buy them from drums at Whole Foods, and LOVE using them ( they were labelled Persian Lime and just Lemon infused). Since WF went Amazon, they stopped carrying these. Thank you.

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  • Hi Suzanne - It's super easy -and much cheaper! - to make your own infused olive oils. Add the peel from one lemon or 2-3 limes to about 1 cup of olive oil (adjust accordingly depending on the amount you'd like to make). Add to a saucepan and heat over very low heat for about 15-20 minutes. Strain and store in an airtight jar in a dry, cool place. Make sure the oil doesn't get too hot - you don't want to see if bubble or splatter. Hope that helps! Best, Lynn C.

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