Homemade Flavored Oils

By flavored oils, I mean for salad, bread dipping, or for cooking.  I make some with extra-virgin olive oil so you can just sprinkle it over your tossed salad and squeeze a little fresh lemon juice or lime over top.  Add salt and pepper, if you like.  For cooking, it is better to use regular…

Achiote Oil

Achiote oil is one way to give rice, and other dishes, that lovely yellow coloring.  It does not offer much in the way of flavoring, though it is slightly nutty.  It will come out a deep orange, but your food will be yellow.