Olive oil never tasted so good

Acclaimed cheese and olive oil expert Steven Jenkins and Michelle Sims, President of Olive Oil Jones, joined in offering an olive oil tasting program and talk sponsored by the Hotchkiss Library on Sunday, Feb. 10, at Sharon Town Hall. Photo by Leila Hawken

SHARON — A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou. If you complement that scene imagined in Omar Khayyam’s “Rubaiyat,” with a bottle of fine, imported early harvest olive oil, you could enjoy an even better time.  The fortunate 50 participants who gathered for an olive oil tasting sponsored by the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon and held at the Town Hall on Sunday, Feb. 10, learned how to distinguish among the various oils, their sources, aromas, textures and taste elements. 

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