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Commercial fryers also have one more interesting feature that I have not seen in domestic equipment. The heating elements are well above the bottom of the container. This leaves a zone below the heating coils where sediment will collect. Thanks to convection this portion of the oil will be significantly cooler than the rest, so any sediment is much less ...


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I have never heard of anybody trying that, but beeswax may fulfill the role butter usually has in puff pastry. According to wikipedia and my own experience, "beeswax is edible, having similar negligible toxicity to plant waxes, and is approved for food use in most countries." This page suggests to use it instead of oil or butter to grease cookie ...


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No. An edible organic liquid that does not dissolve in water, almost by definition, is an oil. That's not the important thing, though. Substances like mineral oil are edible yet non-nutritive; they pass through the body unchanged and would be compatible with any dietary condition. The problem is that, because they are not digestible and not water-soluble, ...


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