oil

Just saying…

A salad in not a meal.  It is a style.  ~ Fran Lebowitz Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.   Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.  ~Miles Kington It takes four men to dress a salad: a wise man for the salt, a madman for the pepper, a miser for the […]

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  October 18, 2016   No comments

Eggplant Cooking Tip!

  Eggplants absorb a good deal of oil during frying, but salt can help to minimize that.  Slice your eggplant in the way you intend to cook them (into rounds or lengthwise), then place them in a strainer.  Generously sprinkle with salt, and let them stand for about an hour.  Rinse well and pat dry with paper […]

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  January 16, 2010   No comments

What is “Smoke Point”?

Smoke point refers to the stage at which heated oil reaches its limit and starts to smoke.  After that point, the oil is no longer useable for cooking because it will make food smell and taste unpleasant.   An oil’s smoke point is determined by how it was processed and the additives that it contains.  […]

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  March 28, 2009   3 comments