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Canned,pitted black olives

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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.

    http://www.accidentalhedonist.com/ind...
    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.