When I was younger, I thought of olive oil as a good thing because it was rich in antioxidants, fiber, and a lot of other health benefits.
Now, I think of olive brine as the healthiest option.
The first step is to get rid of the oil in the first place.
“You can actually store olive oil for a very long time,” said Elizabeth Wittenberg, RD, the founder and president of Food Lab, a wellness food company.
She said you can even keep it for up to three years.
But even when you do get rid and store it properly, the oil can deteriorate.
“If you do a lot with the oil, it can deteriorates,” she said.
The best way to preserve olive oil is to use a brine that is well-mixed with olive oil and water, and then use it in cooking, soups, sauces, and other dishes.
The vinegar in olive oil helps to preserve it, too.
Olive brine is often added to olive oil in order to preserve its color and flavor.
Wittenang also recommends keeping the oil refrigerated at room temperature until it reaches a safe pH.
The brine can be stored in the fridge for up