Marinated olives are very popular these days and many people are making their own. Here is an easy recipe if you are feeling so inclined.
1 pound Kalamata (or other black) olives
¼ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 cloves garlic, crushed
Rinse olives with cold water; drain. Place olives in a 1-quart jar with tight-fitting lid. In a small bowl, mix together, oil, parsley, cilantro, lemon juice, red pepper and garlic. Pour over olives. Cover tightly and refrigerate at 48 hours. Serve at room tempartaure.