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Olives

Proper table manners for eating olives. Olives can be eaten with your fingers when they are served as an hors d'oeuvre or garnish. Eat small olives whole and large olives in two bites.

Table manners for eating olives in a cocktail. When served in a cocktail glass without a toothpick, such as a martini, the glass is tipped until the olive falls into the mouth.

Table manners for eating olives in a prepared dish. In a recipe, such as a casserole, olives are eaten with a fork.

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