Thanks Bob! I definitely eat more olive oil than whole olives.

I really like the article on how to make your own lye. I thought it was odd that the Romans mixed wood ash with water, but I guess that's how lye was made for a long time. Just one of those tricks that goes back hundreds and thousands of years!

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