Costco Going with Greece for Kirkland Signature Extra Virgin Olive Oil

April 30th, 2015 · 11 Comments

If you haven’t heard, it’s been a really lousy time for Italy’s olive producers.  They’ve had weather problems – hot spring followed by a rainy summer – and problems with olive flies that want to munch on the olives.  One Italian newspaper has referred to this as “the black year of Italian olive oil”.  This all means that production […]

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This Week at Costco – August 12, 2012

August 18th, 2012 · 7 Comments

I was so excited this week because my Zipcar was something other than a Volkswagen Golf, but it turns out that the Audi A3 is pretty much the same  on the inside.  Sadly, I didn’t find it as nice to drive as the new VW that I normally zip in lately.  Oh well, it was […]

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This Week at Costco – Some of My Favourites

February 4th, 2012 · 4 Comments

If you were hoping to find my usual review post today, I apologize but I wasn’t able to do it this week.  I had to take my laptop in to get something fixed, and even though they promised it would be back by Thursday, it wasn’t.  While that might not have kept me from doing […]

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Kirkland Signature Extra Virgin Olive Oil Best Imported Oil

July 29th, 2010 · 58 Comments

If you shop at Costco and use a fair amount of olive oil, you have probably picked up the Kirkland Signature Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  Or at least considered it.  But did you ever wonder how it stacks up against other extra virgin olive oils that are on the market?  And what is so special […]

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This Week at Costco – May 9, 2010

May 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Sorry about not posting my regular ‘This Week at Costco’ post last Saturday, but it was the last weekend that my mom was visiting and we wanted to get an early start on our bus tour of London (lots of fun!).   However, since she was visiting we ended up getting lots of good Costco […]

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