Why do I like GringoCool EVOO so much?

As you can imagine, in our house we always have extra virgin olive oil. From being a luxury item in my parent's household when I was a kid, it's THE oil we use for cooking in our home now. Every time Steve goes to the oil mill where GringoCool EVOO is bottled, he buys a …

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Missing the Open Road

A year ago, I was walking the Way of St James (Camino de Santiago).  I loved the feeling of waking up each day not knowing exactly what was in store. I think I share a joy of hiking and walking with many people.  Endorphins are probably a major culprit of the enjoyment, that and a …

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Arcos Golf

Golfing Andalusia – Where up is down, and left bounces off ivy vines covering the old club house

This past weekend, I participated in a golf tournament at Arcos de la Frontera.  Arcos de la Frontera is one of the fabled "white villages" of southern Spain.  I have visited and poked around Arcos on several occasions with my family and friends that come to visit but I had no idea that there was …

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Spanish extra virgin olive oil

Free Spanish Extra Virgin Olive Oil Sample with each Pottery Purchase

I woke in a marketing mood today!  And can't help but share some of our GringCool news. Starting this week, we ship a free sample of Spanish extra virgin olive oil with each purchase of pottery from our online store (www.gringocool.com).  The free samples are 30 ml (about 2 tablespoons). Below is our instructions that …

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Remembering our loved ones

Wonder, Read, Taste, Be Cool Wonder Halloween, All Saints Day, and the Day of the Dead are all end of October or beginning of November celebrations in the Western Hemisphere. While the Anglo Halloween tradition is marked more by the spirits of terrifying or magical creatures, monsters, and bloody bodies, the Spanish tradition is more into remembering the loved ones …

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