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Jan 1, 2007 04:48 PM

Canned,pitted black olives

Why do these taste nowhere near the lovely cured and brined olives???Perhaps I answered this myself--they are not cured and brined???

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  1. Here is a fine/fun article about olives (and olive oil). Answers many questions! I've never met an olive I didn't like.
    Scroll down past olive oil to get to olive info about brining, etc.

    1. The Mission variety's not very flavorful in the first place, and then they're cured with lye.