Celebrity Chef Cat Cora Debunks Common Olive Oil Myths

has tripled over two decades. Yet, despite these facts, there remains a lot of confusion about what Greek poet Homer called “liquid gold.” Its not surprising considering its many labels: cold pressed, extra-light, pure. What do they mean and which is better? “Iron Chef” and Food Network starCat Cora stopped by FoxNews.com Live studios to help break it all down. Cora, who is of Greek-American heritage, knows a thing or two about olive oil. Shes partnered with the Mediterranean cuisine company Gaea, to develop Cat Coras Kitchen by Gaea — a range of olive oils, tapenades, cooking sauces and vinegars. Here are six truths about olive oil that will hopefully add clarity to your next bottle you purchase. TRUE OR FALSE? Olive oil isn’t good for frying food False: It does have a high smoking point, meaning it can go up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. The reason why a lot of people do not fry, deep fry, with olive oil is because its expensive. TRUE OR FALSE? Oil that isn’t first cold-pressed is just the leftover oil True: The first press is the cold press, meaning its without heat or chemicals, and its extra virgin meaning, it is the premium olive oil that you want to buy. Anything else is a pure olive oil or its a leftover olive oil.” TRUE OR FALSE? Cooking olive oil destroys its health benefits True: It does destroy some of the health benefits.

Celebrity Stylist Nicole Chavez Tells You What You Need in Your Closet This Season

This coat below is available at T.J. Maxx for $150 and the necklace is $35. OK!: Trends change every season, but do you have any fashion rules that always stay the same for you? NC: You can follow the trends, they are great guidelines, but make them your own. You don’t have to be dictated by what everyone is saying. Take it and interpret it and turn it back out and make it interesting. And own it. Across the board, it ranks true no matter what season and I think it’s something that people respond to. It’s a very honest, vulnerable way of dressing when you really want to bring out your own personal style. People respond to it. You look at style icons like Kate Moss, who is a perfect example of someone who wears stuff that is all over the place, but it’s always her. OK!: Who inspires you style wise? NC: I look to street style; that’s where I get most of my inspiration.

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