To quickly slice whole pitted ripe olives, use an egg slicer. Place olives, end to end, across the slots on the base of the slicer, then press the top down. You’ll end up with neat, uniform slices. —Ed W., Moreland, Georgia
Olive lovers are sure to adore this easy-to-make sandwich from Delores Christner of Spooner, Wisconsin. Marinated in white wine vinegar and garlic for an extra kick, the olives' bold taste is tempered with provolone, ham and salami.
I have made this salad many times over the years and it always receives many compliments. The addition of capers and Greek olives gives it a unique flavor and the bread cubes, a nice crunchy texture. This salad is very easy to prepare and is one of our family’s favorites.