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Cooking Oils and Fats

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The use of fats in cooking serves many purposes, depending on the foods being cooked. This category is for questions and answers about the fats we use in cooking and how we use them.
You can very well do that if you don't mind have most of your car parts burnt. Biofuel are very capable of burning your car parts.
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Butter is a mixture of fat, water, emulsifiers, and proteins. Shortening is all fat. When baking, butter expands and forms bubbles from the water turning into steam, and bonds stuff together like glue (lubing a pan with shortening is much better than butter), and will absorb water because of the emu…
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You can use butter instead, although you really won't get the same texture as you'd get using Crisco. Oil does not work in Irish Soda Bread. You could try searching for an Irish Soda Bread recipe that doesn't include Crisco.
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Yes. The cookie texture will be the same, although the taste will not be as buttery. For a cookie with good flavor like oatmeal cinnamon raisin or chocolate chip, you won't notice the difference. You could also use unsalted butter instead of Crisco if you don't have any health concerns about butter…
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veggie fuel for dieselYES you can use waste veg oil. There are two things to keep in mind though, first the viscosity of the oil (you can cut with 10-20% KEROSINE that's what I do.) Secondly, as you use wvo,the sludge from running diesel will come loose and clog filters. I kept 3 inline filters in m…
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According to Crisco.com, one pound of Crisco is 2 1/3 cups!
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Not something that is readily documented. According to Langone Medical Center in New York, 0.2 mL per day or less is generally non-toxic in humans.Peppermint oil is actually one of the more popular natural flavors used in candy, confections, food in general, and cigarettes.
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Lower its temperature Decrease the temperature. At a low enough temperature, the oil will congeal into a solid. Almost all cooking oils will solidify in a household freezer, and many will solidify even in a refridgerator.
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Yes. Use the same amount of melted butter as oil. If you are using a non-stick coated pan, lower the temperature by 25 degrees. Set your timer for 1/2 the time and then monitor every 2-3 minutes to keep from over-browning or burning. The test method for doneness other than visual should be a toothpi…
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get a filter and it will work 1.Use a magnet to remove the iron fillings. 2.Evaporate the salt 3.Use filtering paper to remove soil and food scraps
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Who ever wrote "don't step on it" obviously has never had this problem! I had a full bottle of olive oil spill all over my kitchen floor this morning, and I did the wrong thing - I tried mopping. That has just spread the oil all over the floor. After mopping for 3 hours, it is still slippery. So, …
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The places that pay the most for it are the cosmetic companies. It is used to make soap, shampoo, etc. The price varies as much as the stock market does, so you need to contact them to get the up to date prices.
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It coats your hair gently, Leaving it slightly moisturized
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NEVER put any oils down your kitchen sink drains or down the toilet. Use a bean or soap can and pour the oil into it and then stick it into the fridge until is solidifies and then throw it out into the garbage.Wezza94: Bin
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soybeans Most commonly used vagitable hich used for vegetable oil. Apart from soybeans Peanut,corn, canola,olive, soy, safflower, coconut, sunflower, cottonseed are also used to make vegitable oil.
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No, canola oil comes from rapeseeds. According to AgriAlternatives, The Online Innovation, and Technology Magazine for Farmers, "By nature, these rapeseed oils, which have long been used to produce oils for industrial purposes, are... toxic to humans and other animals". Rapeseed oil is poisonous to …
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Avocado is best oil to fry. It has a flash point of 525 F. And I would also like to tell that high heat cooking oil makes for great searing properties without releasing toxins and free radicals.
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The weight of one cup of soybean oil is 7.7 ounces. This is equal to 220 grams or 0.48 pounds.
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There is a can of powder cleaner I buy in the grocery store called "Bar Keepers Helper" that works wonders on this. Use with some sort of scrubbie and you can polish burned oil right off.To that good answer we add this: Work outside if possible. Use lots of newspaper. Wear eye protection and gloves.…
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Question: Does Ice dissolve faster in water, Saltwater, or vinegar? To me it would be the saltwater because salt melts ice and so therefore ice would melt faster in saltwater.
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There are 255 grams in one cup of Crisco. Crisco was first introduced to consumers in 1911 and was the first solidified shortening to ever be sold.
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What is canola oil? We can't get it in the foreign country where I live, what is most healthy to substitute? Canola oil is an extract you get out of Canola seeds
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Answer I guess it would, but it would be a poor choice. Vegetable oil can be irritating to the vagina. A much better choice would be a lubricant that does not contain a petroleum byproduct....like astroglide and Kroger brand K-Y jelly. If you want a natural plant based lubricant use something li…
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Brisco
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Hmm, from what i know, it can be used for your hands, hair, and body. Put it on if your skin is dry or after a shower. I'm sure there are other uses for it, but i wouldn't know. Hope I answered your question
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Cooking oil is Non Polar
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Soybean oil weighs 7.6776 pounds per US gallon, or 0.92 kilogram per liter.
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Canola is a plant. Where I live there are fields and fields of Canola.So if you have purchased canola oil (unless the company has added nuts to it, which seems unlikely) then it's just made from the Canola plant.
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Baking soda, never use water or vinegar or sugar, water and vinegar will cause the fire to splatter grease on you. Sugar will just make it burn more. The baking soda will smother it and put it out
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is soybean oil better than mustard oil
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Gallons of soy oil per metric tonThe density of soybean oil is 920 kg/m3. If you divide one metric ton (1000 kg) by 920 kg/m3, you get 1.08695652 cubic meters, which equals 287.14 gallons.You can use Google to do the math and the conversion for you. Just type (1 metric ton) / (920 kg/m^3) in gallons…
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Many types of vegetable oils are known (more than 100), also gasolines are different; but generally oils are more dense.
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Sweet and bitter almonds provide oils for a variety of uses, from cooking to skin care. Sweet almonds are the source of almond oil. Sweet almond oil is used as a carrier oil and as as base for skin lotions. Bitter almonds produce Amaretto and cooking oil. The various oils that are produced from bit…
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The cooking oil is less dense than the vinegar - thus the cooking oil floats on the vinegar. Answer First of all, the above answer does not quite explain it. Even when two substances have different densities, they will often MIX, forming a mixture or solution. The fact that oil and vinegar do n…
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According to crisco.com, 1 pound of Crisco is 2 1/3 cups. I prefer to measure in grams (most good kitchen scales will do both grams and ounces--grams will be more accurate because it is a smaller unit of measure). One pound is about 453.6 grams. Doing the math, one cup of Crisco weighs 194 grams (ab…
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The boiling point of cooking oil varies as the type of oil. But there is an issue or two that should be considered first. It has to do with the chemistry of cooking oil and how it behaves when heated. Let's look. Oils are (in general) groups of large, complex molecules. And they are not all one ki…
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Hydrogenation is the process of heating an oil and passing hydrogen bubbles through it. The fatty acids in the oil then acquire some of the hydrogen, which makes it more dense. If you fully hydrogenate, you create a solid (a fat) out of the oil. But if you stop part way, you a semi-solid partially h…
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In the US one stick of butter = 113gr. A stick of butter is 1/4 of a pound, ie 4 sticks to a pound of butter. So, a pound is 453g. a stick is 113g - equivalent to 1/2 cup cooking oil. In Europe, butter is sold as a block of 225gr - equivalent to 1 cup cooking oil. For a great primer on the how bak…
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There are 2,204.6 pounds in 1,000 kilograms of any product.
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Shortening is pure fat so 14 grams of shortening is 14 grams of fat.
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Canola oil is a vegetable oil, pressed from the seeds of the "canola plant" - an engineered variant of the rape plant, which was given a trademarked and much more marketable name in the 1970s. Like corn, peanut, safflower, sunflower, soybean, cottonseed, and some other vegetable oils, canola has a n…
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To clean cooking oil from car seats, talcum powder or cornstarch can be applied to the area and then brushed away. A laundry pretreatment can then be sprayed on the spot and washed with the hottest water.
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Ammonia dissolves better in motor oil than in vegetable oil because motor oil is more immiscible than vegetable oil. Also, motor oil molecules are more non-polar than vegetable oil.
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Effects on Humans: Most vegetable oil mists are biologically inert and are therefore considered to be nuisance particulates. Vegetable oil mists seem to have little adverse effect on the lungs and do not produce significant organic disease or toxic effects when exposures are kept under reasonable co…
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Cooking oils are esters made from Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen
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= Butter, Substitutes = Unsalted butter can be substituted for regular butter in any recipe. It is NOT necessary to add salt. Margarine can also be substituted for butter. Do NOT use lowfat spreads or light butter for baking.
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One milliliter of vegetable oil used for cooking has 8.1 calories. There would be 120 calories in one tablespoon of vegetable oil.
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Diesel engines can be modified to run on biodiesel fuels. Cooking oil can be used as biodiesel fuel for these modified engines. However, if you are considering using cooking oil in place of engine oil, do not do it! Cooking oil cannot handle the pressures and temperatures of a running engine for to…
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4 oz of butter equal less than 5 oz of cooking oil.
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Canola oil as a gorgeous smell! To me it smells like saliva and really turns me on big time with the ladies! ;)
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Before oil reaches its boiling point, it will start to smoke. This is called the 'smoke point'. The smoke points for some common cooking oils are here: Safflower - 510 F (266 C) Soybean - 495 F (257 C) Corn - 475 F (246 C) Peanut - 440 F (227 C) Sesame - 420 F (216 C) Olive - 375 F (191 C) The…
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Any other oil, vegetable, corn, olive, even peanut. Margarine will work in some dishes.
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add a cooking oil in while doing that candle
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Yes you can use butter instead of vegetable oil to make brownies.
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The two don't mix because oil is a lipid, which repels from water. The oil floats because it is less dense. Lipids are chains of carbon attached to hydrogen, so they are not polar and will not dissolve in water.
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Yes.
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Fat is used as both an energy supply and insulation. The hump of a camel is filled with fat, which is slowly used up when there is no food to eat. Polar bears have a heavy layer of fat to protect their internal organs from the harsh temperatures of the Arctic. It is also used as a median for the tra…
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Absolutely. Use the same amount, I actually recommend extra virgin olive oil, but if vegetable oil is all you have, by all means. There are a lot of naysayers on the internet against this, but it is perfectly fine, think bout all the cakes and brownies that use oil and not butter. A lipid is a lipid…
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They don't mix because the oil is less dense than water. If you put them in a cup, oil will float on top of water.
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There are many different types of vegetable and olive oils with different densities. There is no way to tell if ice will melt faster in either of these oils than in the other.
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Natural Oils (that come from plants for example) are good, like sunflower seed oil, olive oil, soy oil, sesame oil, etc. One of the best is Walnut oil. Expecially with the diabetic.
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There is no chemical formula for the product soybean oil. This is because soybean oil is not a chemical but a mixture.
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No, you should not cook with flax seed oil, nor should you heat it above 120°F. Flax oil contains high levels of polyunsaturated fats -- these are good for us when intact, but are destroyed by heat, thereby releasing free radicals. Use oils higher in monounsaturated fats for cooking (e.g. olive or…
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While it is nearly impossible to remove fat completely from the diet, it would be unhealthy to do so. Some fatty acids are essential nutrients, meaning that they can't be produced in the body from other compounds and need to be consumed in small amounts. All other fats required by the body are non-e…
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C22H42O2 is the chemical formula for canola oil. Canola oil made from the rapeseed plant which is related to the mustard plant.
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All oils will freeze if the temperature is sufficiently low. Here is a breakdown of the freezing temeparture for the most popular edible oils: Oil / Freeze point in degrees Celsius corn oil / -20 C sunflower oil / -17 C canola oil / -10 C olive oil / -6 C sesame oil / -6 C peanut oil / 3 C…
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Here's how: Butter is 80% fat, oil is 100% To keep amount of fat the same, use 4/5 the amount of butter vs. oil. Use ounces instead of cups.If you get an odd number of ounces, use tablespoons: 2 TBS = 1 oz. Multiply the amount of oil x4, then divide that number by 5 and you have your oil! T…
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Each cooking oil has a different melting point. Search data for a specified oil.
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Emulsification happens. Emulsification is when it forms an emulsion, which means a colloial suspension of one liquid in another liqiud. Oil floats on top of the water if you let it set becuase water is denser than oil if there are many molecules together. If there is just one molecule of water and o…
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The weight of one liter of soybean oil is 32 ounces. This is equal in weight to 2 pounds or 920 grams.
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No - dish washing liquid breaks down and surrounds the oil, thereby allowing the oil to mix with water. yes it does
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There are approximately 39 calories per teaspoon of vegetable oil.
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Approx. 4,4 kg for one imperial gallon.
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plenty of hot, hot water and dish soap ... let it soak ... scrub it ... if it doesn't come clean, repeat
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400-450 degree fahrenheit/205-230 degree celsius is the boiling point of vegetable oil.
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Yes, because it can be a very effective as a substitute for other components of the candle.
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nothing, oil won't dissolve in water because like dissolves like and water is polar and oil is nonpolar
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A drum of soybean oil has different costs in different geographical locations. There are places whereby it costs about $4.50 per gallon whereas there are areas whereby it costs $155 per barrel.
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Yes indeed. The taste may be a little more nutty though but in pancakes and waffles its fine.
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flour...if your making a roux
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NO they are not common. Water is a polar molecule with one oxygen and two hydrogen.Fats and proteins are macronutrients that are made up of monomers such as amino acids.
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Animal fats are less expensive so most commercial manufacturers use them to save money and to make a harder bar of soap. Animal fats also have fewer skin benefits. Many handmade soap makers use solely vegetable oils to accomodate customers that are vegan.
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Hydrogenated oils are made from liquid vegetable or seed oils and are created to mimic saturated fats. Saturated fats are those that are solid at room temperature. Hydrogenation, the process of polymerizing liquid fats[oils] by heating and injecting hydrogen gas into them, creates "trans-fats", or s…
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I know it as shortening, a fatty substance used in bakery products like cake. The more 'oily' it is the more UNsaturated, more 'fatty' says more saturated. Maybe the manifacturers label gives more information than I can (don't know the brand).
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Cooking oil has a higher viscosity. Alcohol doesn't, thus it "floats" (more like lies) on the matter which is heavier. Also, oil isn't polar and water is therefore they don't mix
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para mu samot ka oily ang face sa mag kaon sa imong gna luto.
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Cooking oil is basically non polar even though a triglyceride and thus has 3 ester groups.
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the density of cooking oil is actually one gram per milliliter
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The specific chemical structure of oils vary, but they all follow the same basic patterns. They are called triglycerides, because they are made of a glycerol molecule bonded with three hydrocarbon chains, called fatty acids. Although, there are rare cases when triglycerides break down, often through…
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Definitely NOT vegetable oil because we heat it all the time and it hasn't set on fire.
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Here is another website that sells a perfect container to store your bacon grease. The website also has tons of bacon grease recipes! http://www.filterchef.com/recipes/
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