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Oil heats up faster than water. Water being more dense sinks. When it reaches the boiling point, steam has no where else to go. That's the typical experience, but also consider that water can ...
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Why do North American Chinese restaurants advertise "We use 100% Vegetable oil"?

There is, as someone said, the business decision to cater to vegetarians/vegans preferences. Another reason could also be to advertise that they do not use hydrogenated oils. Also, in Asia (not a ...
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Why do North American Chinese restaurants advertise "We use 100% Vegetable oil"?

Odds are that anything sold in the US as ‘vegetable oil’ is soybean oil, but it might mean something different to a restaurant. The issue is that it used to be fairly common for restaurants to uses ...
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