Harold McGee’s Olive Oil Experiment

By mahir | November 22, 2010

This week, when you are cooking for family and friends, don’t reach for your high-quality, expensive extra-virgin olive oil when frying and sauteing.  Recently, a trend towards using olive oil for frying and other high-heat uses, has brought additional expense for the kitchen. Canola oil costs about 10 cents per tablespoon, whereas olive oils can run up to one dollar a tablespoon. Read More


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