It is said that olives appear in one of the earliest cookbooks. Stuffed olives are a great snack to have around. They come in a variety of flavors and can be used in a many different ways. Grind them up to make a spread add them to a sauce or stew pop them into a salad or use them for an appetizer. They also go great with cheese and crackers. Ingredients: Olives water peppers salt vinegar.