Coconut Oil

What Is Bulletproof Coffee & Is It Actually Good for You?

Like green juice or a wheatgrass shot, bulletproof coffee is both a beverage and a lifestyle statement. A mixture of coffee, butter (sometimes ghee), and coconut oil (or MCT oil), this cult favorite...

Coconut oil in coffee. Not quite "bulletproof" but delicious low-carb "breakfast"

by shanagain 7 years ago

I'm terrible about eating breakfast and stumbled across the whole Bulletproof coffee thing not long ago. While butter in my coffee wasn't "bad" it also wasn't really.. anything. (Very odd, because ...

Ratio to sub coconut oil for butter?

by eenie1 8 years ago

I want to sub coconut oil for the butter in my brownie recipe. To date I've never used the oil for baking but I have eaten a lot of it mixed into my overnight oats among other things. My brownie ...

Adding coconut oil to pie crusts

by maggiecookshot 5 years ago

I usually make all butter pie crusts. This year I plan to make them with 2/3 butter and 1/3 coconut oil. Has anyone done this before? I make my crusts 1-2 days ahead, flatten into a disk and keep i...

Coconut Oil - A Great Alternative to Butter and Shortening for Pie Crusts

by FlavoursGal 15 years ago

Contrary to what we've been led to believe for years, coconut oil is extremely heart-healthy. Because it looks like semi-solid vegetable shortening, it's been lumped together with unhealthy hydrog...

Virgin Coconut Oil and Olive Oil - storage temperature question

by janniecooks 6 years ago

I bought a jar of Spectrum Virgin Coconut Oil last week; it was solid white when I brought it home. A few days later I noticed the oil had completely liquified in my cupboard, so I put a thermomet...

Cooked flour frosting and coconut oil?

by tacosandbeer 6 years ago

I have only recently started playing around with coconut oil in my baking. I am thinking of trying it in cooked flour frosting, but I am wondering about the low melting point and how this will tran...

Coconut oil expiry date

by rstuart 6 years ago

Evidently I don't use my coconut oil enough.. I took out my jar from the cupboard, and noticed that it had expired at the beginning of June (oops). It still smells OK (not "off"), but I don't reall...

All purpose non GMO oil for sauteeing

by sueatmo 8 years ago

I've used canola oil for a long time for sauteeing. I've used extra virgin olive oil for decades for salads. One of my adult kids has given me a hard time about using canola. So now I need to buy s...

Cooking Rice With Fat for Dramatically Reduced Calories

by kaleokahu 6 years ago

As strange and implausible as it may sound, yes! By adding a small amount of coconut oil to your water before boiling rice, and then refrigerating the cooked rice for 12 hours, up to HALF the calo...

Coconut oil in classic sauces??

by OCEllen 8 years ago

Can I use coconut oil instead of butter for sauces such as bearnaise and hollandaise? Has anyone tried this?

Coconut Oil Adequate Replacement for Cocoa Butter in Chocolate Thinning/Making?

by gurlCulinaire 8 years ago

I am virtually out of cocoa butter and I need a hard fat to thin my chocolate. Does coconut oil work just as good as cocoa butter for this purpose? I have deodorized coconut oil. I'm not sure but I...

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