Savor the Southwest I produce a blog with two other remarkable women involved in the food of the Southwest. We discuss edible wild plants, foods that grow well here like citrus and olives, and flavors typical to the Southwest. Sometimes we'll highlight a new book by one of our colleagues. We take turns so there are three posts every month. The links will take you to the full blog.
These olives are just partially ripe. This is my favorite stage for curing.
This blog tells you several easy ways to cure olives at home. Olive trees were imported to the Americas by the Spanish and grow prolifically in areas with an Mediterranean climate. You can read the full text here.