Types of Cooking Oil

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Depending on your cooking method, some oils are better than others. In this video, you’ll learn the best type of cooking oil to use for different cook... See moreing situations and methods. You’ll learn about “smoke point” and discover which oils are best for deep frying, pan frying, and for adding to salad dressings or simply pouring over pastas. You’ll also get tips for storing oils safely to prevent spoiling. Find out more about olive oil.

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leandra

Feb 21, 2013 8:01 AM

I'd like to use canola oil instead of margarine or butter in a lemon cake which calls for 4 ounces or 500 gram of margarine. How much oil is the equivalent? Thank you! Leandra

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Dec 17, 2012 7:32 AM

Thank you for your excellent cooking oil video, with one correction... vegetable oils and non expeller pressed canola oils are very unhealthy and should be avoided. Toxic chemicals are used to separate the oil from the vegetables or seeds, then heated to high temperatures causing disease contributing oxidation during processing. Look for expeller pressed or cold pressed on the ingredient label. It's more expensive but better than eating toxic bad fats in disguise. Thanks!

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