A Guide to the 5 Best Olive Varieties and Which Ones You Should Try

Believe it or not, olives have been around a lot longer than we started putting them on pizza, in salads or keeping them in jars with all kinds of spices. Sure, your grandma has probably canned her own olives for as long as you remember, or you recall buying pimento-stuffed olives at the store with your mom as a kid...but the history of these salty little guys is long and distinguished beyond that. So which are the best to try -- and what's the difference between them? We've broken it down.

Hillary Bautch
by Hillary Bautch
Jun 30, 2021