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Oils

The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Oils

From extra-virgin olive oil to coconut oil, there's a time and a dish for every kind of cooking oil out there. Here's a cheat sheet so you can remember which oil is best in which case. If you’re anything...

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Oils and food sticking to pan

chowhormones
by chowhormones 4 years ago

I have a cast-iron pan which I love and use for everything, but sometimes my food sticks to it. I recently changed from olive oil to peanut oil just for fun and so far, food has not stuck. My quest...

Oil Catching on Fire

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by Xhale12 8 years ago

Hey guys. So I am new to using stainless steel cookware and cooking in general. I used my SS pan for the first time tonight to pan fry chicken. I have a rouxbe membership and used their pan frying ...

Which comes first, the heat or the oil?

mikie
by mikie 7 years ago

I have read that when using a saute pan one should heat the pan empty, then add the oil, and then the food imeaditely afterwads. The idea is to not expose the oil to more heat history than necessa...

What oil do you use for vegan / parve borekas

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by AdinaA 4 years ago

Butter for dairy, duck fat for fleishig, but parve? What tastes/browns best? I made filo dough borekas with vegetable fillings a couple of weeks ago - they were a smash hit. And so easy that ...

Dripless Bottles for Pouring Oil..?

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by FishTales 4 years ago

I've poked around online but can't seem to find a good dripless bottle. These would be for cooking oils, not salad dressing mixes. They'd live in a cabinet so I'm not at all looking for designer-pe...

What Oil for Mayo?

chezron
by chezron 4 years ago

I am starting to make my own mayonnaise, and made the mistake of using extra virgin olive oil and the result stayed separate and didn't work. I want to stay away from canola, corn, soy (all gmo) an...

best homemade chilli oil recipes??

Jenni899
by Jenni899 8 years ago

I tried making chili oil a few weeks back...slowly heated the oil with dried chilies..unfortunately I had used the jar previously to store whole cloves ( washed 3 times even!)....now thats all I ca...

Fry Oil Disposal in an Apartment

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by BabyLitigator 11 years ago

A random question came up at dinner the other night how to dispose of leftover fry oil after deep frying. Most of the the websites I have found suggest either a mason jar or some sort of disposabl...

Ziggy Marley Organics-Flavored Coconut Oils

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by eatingjoy 4 years ago

http://www.ziggymarleyorganics.com/cocomon/ Didn't know this product existed or that flavored coconut oil is available. Has anyone tried this brand or flavored coconut oil in general? Does the...

Your go to fat?

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by carrytheone 4 years ago

My top five in order of use: Vegetable/Canola blend Butter Bacon fat Olive oil Ghee I just ran out of my blend and filled my trusty bottle with peanut oil.

Storing Cooking oil in dispensers?

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by Nstickradt 4 years ago

I have some oil and vegetable oil in dispensers next to my stove for easy access. Is it OK to put other oils in dispensers as well or is olive oil really the only one that is ok to do this with?

how much oil is a glug?

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by timbrel2 4 years ago

when a recipe calls for a glug I'd like to know how much to start with.

Applesauce replacing oil in brownies??

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by michael 13 years ago

Does this trick work? Are there any caveats? Can applesauce be substituted for fat in other baked goods/similar items? Looking forward to trying this healthy alternative! (any other good tricks lik...

The best cooking oil - is it canola, olive, peanut, corn, soybean, safflower, other vegetable or nut /seed oil, even lard or butter?

grocerytrekker
by grocerytrekker 12 years ago

Considerations might be taste smoke point temperature saturated fat content other health benefits price & availability in bulk Since we use it so frequently, it would be good to be informed. I ...

Rubbing the turkey with butter, or oil?

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by mazwe 6 years ago

I usually rub the turkey with an herb butter before it goes into the oven (under the skin and all over). However, and despite the air drying the night before, I'm not getting that crispy and brown ...

Oil v.s. Butter (or margarine) in baked goods

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by ijeny 10 years ago

Hi, 1) If a baking recipe calls for oil, can it be substitude with melted butter or melted margarine and vise versa?? If so, what will be proper portion, 1:1 or ?? 2) What kind of oil is con...

Do you reuse cooking oil?

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by cheesemaestro 10 years ago

I have never done it, but I know that many people do. Are there certain oils that you wouldn't reuse? How many times do you use the same oil? It would seem that the biggest cost benefit is for d...

Can I mix oils when deep frying?

diablo
by diablo 10 years ago

Like say, canola and vegetable? I know you're not supposed to, technically. But like if a person is too lazy to get off her big behind and go to the store....then is it permissible?

when it calls for salad oil?

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by tazochai 10 years ago

Some recipes call for "salad oil". What oil do you use when a recipe says that? a google search for "salad oil" turned up many conflicting opinions. I'm curious as to what people that enjoy food...

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