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    8-29-08 Question of the day

    Why do black olives come in cans and green olives come in jars?

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    Do you want the real answer or something humorous?
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    The green olives are unionized
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    Jars are reusable and therefore better for the environment and thus preferred by green olives?

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    Cause the white man wants them dark olives locked up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcsdscott View Post
    In the words of Damon Wayans from In Living Color: "Because it's a conspiracy, man! C-O-N,(pause) SPIRACY!"
    Good one.

    Green olives are packed in brine and black ones are packed in water. The high salt contact in the brine reacts with the can. That's why pickles, peppers, and such are in jars, not cans.

    So why don't they just pack the black ones in jars and make everything olive equal.


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    mmmmm black and green olives....now I wish I had a salad...or a pizza....or a can or a damn jar....UGHHH now im hungry.....Thanks...LOL

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    How about a dirty martini with blue cheese olives?
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    ok now im thirsty too.....thanks for helping ....LOL...a martini and a salad....mmmmmmm

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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    How about a dirty martini with blue cheese olives?
    One of my favorite cocktails! Make it hot and dirty and it's even better.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    One of my favorite cocktails! Make it hot and dirty and it's even better.
    I'm intrigued now, do you add a pepper?
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    Green olives are curious......they wanna see who is going to consume them........
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    I'm intrigued now, do you add a pepper?
    No, I use pepper vodka - usually Absolut Peppar. If I don't have that on hand, I pour a little jalapeno brine into the shaker.




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    Green olives are raw and processed in a brine solution and can be stored in a resealable container. Most black olives are cooked and canned.

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