ripe olive

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Noun1.ripe olive - olives picked ripe and cured in brine then dried or pickled or preserved canned or in oilripe olive - olives picked ripe and cured in brine then dried or pickled or preserved canned or in oil
olive - one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish
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Marcus Aurelius used to say: 'A man should leave the world as a ripe olive falls from the tree that bore it, and with a kiss for the earth that nourished it.
She spread an amazing array of ham and chicken sandwiches, crab salad, hard-boiled eggs, pickled pigs' feet, ripe olives and dill pickles, Swiss cheese, salted almonds, oranges and bananas, and several pint bottles of beer.
BAKED POLENTA WITH RIPE OLIVE PEPERONATA 3 Tbsp olive oil, divided 2 c diced red onion 4 c seeded, diced plum tomatoes 1/4 c red wine vinegar 1 c halved ripe pitted olives 2 c diced roasted red bell peppers 1 c chopped fresh basil 1 (16 oz) prepared polenta, cut into 16 slices 1.
Ripe olive fruit contains sugars, minerals and vitamins B, C, and A besides about 70 per cent of water.
That now-famous quote above is still one of the best descriptions of the taste of a ripe olive that I've ever read.
The overall olive industry has not been quite as active as pickles but, nevertheless, the ripe olive business experienced a very good year in 1985.
At Lindsay Olive Growers, for instance, the total ripe olive category is quite strong.
As an example, our reduced-salt items on pitted ripe olives and Spanish stuffed manzanilla olives are two of the fastest-growing products in the olive category today.
The olives are available in five varieties: Spanish Manzanilla Olives Seasoned with Basil; Spanish Manzanilla Olives Seasoned with Provencal Herbs; Spanish Manzanilla Olives Pitted; Spanish Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Minced Pimiento; and Spanish Ripe Olives Medium Pitted.
We started gathering ripe olives that have fallen to the ground and shaking the boughs of some of the mature olive trees," Sarkis said.