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Battle of the Oils

Olive oil, Pure Wesson oil(soybean), or Mazola(corn)oil.
Best to use for cooking?
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I use coconut oil. It is believed that coconut oil retains its goodness even at extreme heats.

Ditto coconut oil

Frying - either peanut or coconut oil

Seasoning - olive oil

I’ve heard macadamia nut oil is good too although I’ve never personally tried it.

Coconut oil is just awesome. Gets me salivating when it starts heating up.

I would use olive oil to drizzle on top of food.

[quote]dibley wrote:
I use coconut oil. It is believed that coconut oil retains its goodness even at extreme heats.[/quote]

Ditto. Mainly use it for baking. Otherwise I use PAM for frying. Although interestingly enough I noticed they sell coconut spray now. A little expensive though.

[quote]ucallthatbass wrote:
Frying - either peanut or coconut oil

Seasoning - olive oil[/quote]

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