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Is coconut oil the most saturated plant-based oil?

Looking through the oils that can be used to make soaps on LyeCalc.com, I saw that coconut oil has a very high saturated fat content: 77%! Cow butterfat is comprised of only 53% saturated fat. Is ...
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How to make coconut oil taste better?

I am starting oil pulling but I can not tolerate the taste in the morning. I’m already not a huge coconut taste person. What can I add to it to make it taste better?
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Solubility of chocolate in water and fat

do you have any idea about the solubility of chocolate? I experimented a bit and I can't make sense of what I've found. It isn't 1+1=2. It's rather like 1+1=8,3543 or so. Here is what I found: ...
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What is helping fried fish have more flavour?

Recently I’ve been frying some sea bass with salt and different oils. I noticed when the surface of the Fried fish is more crispy it tastes better and also when I’ve used a saturated fat such as ...
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An effective process to extract coconut oil

I have tried to extract coconut oil. Below is the process I have followed. Ground the coconut flesh with some added water. Milked the ground coconut flesh by cold pressing it and filtering all big ...
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How to distinguish correctly if a long stored coconut oil is still usable?

I have just discovered there is a passed BBD (best before date) purified coconut in the storage. This is also the first time for me to know what is a purified coconut because of the search/research of ...
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What is the difference between how nut flours and nut butters are made?

Nut flours are made by grinding nuts. Nut butters are made by grinding nuts as well. Do nut flours have the oil removed, or are they just ground a different way?
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Why does refined coconut oil make cookies chewy?

I've made this recipe for Chewy Vegan Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies and they are indeed chewy and delicious. I never used refined coconut oil before so I did some research. I saw a lot of recipes ...
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Why does rapeseed oil turn sticky but coconut oil doesn't?

Whenever I season my cast iron pan with canola/rapeseed oil it turns sticky after a few weeks. It also gets sticky on the bottle and glues the cap on sometimes. When I season it with coconut oil, it ...
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Possible to get Sugar Syrup and Coconut Oil to solidify together (Emulsifier needed?)

I'm trying to make a 'magic-shell' like topping from burnt sugar syrup by mixing burnt sugar syrup (sugar + corn syrup heated until dark copper color, cooked with water until smooth) with coconut oil. ...
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How can I mask or reduce the taste of coconut oil? Perhaps a spice of some sort?

I love it for its health benefits and I can't eat most other oils in higher amounts, but my meals are very fatty (and I intend to keep that that way), so that means a lot of coconut oil. However it's ...
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Can salad dressing be made with coconut oil?

Can salad dressing be made with coconut oil? Does one need to blend it to homogenize it? Will coagulation of occur afterwards?At room temperature, coconut oil is not liquid like vegetable oils.
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Can you make fries with coconut oil?

I have seen some recipes saying you can cook fries with coconut oil. The temperature for fries seems to be 350f however this is also the smoking point for unrefined coconut oil. Does this mean you ...
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How to make coconut oil without any food processor?

How can I make coconut oil without having access to any food processors? I do not own any blenders, juicers, coffee grinders or anything like that and I am not looking to buy one, so I want to know if ...
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Can coconut oil be used for frying?

I found various contradicting sources as to whether coconut oil can be used for frying or not. Some claim it is "The ideal oil for frying" as it has a high smoking point, while some say it is not ...
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