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comment Heated up oil for frying, stirred it, tiny bubbles appeared and rose slowly but with very loud popping sound - why?
Any ideas why it was so loud?
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comment Heated up oil for frying, stirred it, tiny bubbles appeared and rose slowly but with very loud popping sound - why?
Thanks, great science and practical advise. I'd upvote if I had enough rep (new to this community). I used a fry thermometer though and the popping happened at around 250F while I was heating it so I don't think it was from the oil being superheated. There must have been trace amounts of water on the tongs when I heated. I know the bubbles are expected putting stuff in, but it was surprising to get such loud, crisp popping sounds - with a frequency of pops mimicking that of popcorn.
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accepted Heated up oil for frying, stirred it, tiny bubbles appeared and rose slowly but with very loud popping sound - why?
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comment Heated up oil for frying, stirred it, tiny bubbles appeared and rose slowly but with very loud popping sound - why?
Excellent sciencey answer, exactly what I was looking for. If there was any water on the tongs I used to stir, it would have been a very, very small amount (~1ml, washed and I did dry before stirring). The tiny bubbles that appeared came from the bottom of the pot, but were relatively evenly spaced out over the entire bottom of the pot and lasted around 2-4 minutes before subsiding. Would this happen if there was only about 1ml of water on the tongs when I stirred?
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comment Heated up oil for frying, stirred it, tiny bubbles appeared and rose slowly but with very loud popping sound - why?
I stirred with a set of stainless steel bbq tongs. I'm nearly certain there was no water on the tongs when I stirred the oil, and just gave the oil a brief (~10 seconds) swirl, nothing vigorous. The tiny bubbles appeared from the bottom of the pot, then subsided after the 2-4 minute firecracker-sounding show.
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asked Heated up oil for frying, stirred it, tiny bubbles appeared and rose slowly but with very loud popping sound - why?