Cooking Oil Basics

In This Chapter

  • Discovering the best oils for a healthy heart
  • How long can cooking oils be kept?
  • The role of trans fats in the food industry
  • Saturated fats and their negative impact on health

Every kitchen should be stocked with good-quality cooking oils. The type of oil you use most often should be a healthier variety, such as olive or canola oil, which are better for heart health.

There are many types of oils available in the marketplace today, and selecting the right ones can be confusing. Another factor in choosing the appropriate oil is how you’ll use it in your recipes. In this chapter, we’ll discuss the ...

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