Fats & Oils
Can plain and toasted sesame oil be used interchangeably?
In the test kitchen, we use different cooking oils to suit the flavor and cooking temperature requirements of the recipe at hand. These are the oils we commonly use.
Can you use Butter Flavor Crisco instead of regular Crisco to bake or fry?
Can canola oil be used as a substitute for shortening or butter in pie crust recipes?
You don’t want to rely on guesswork for determining when frying oil is hot. Here's the test kitchen’s method.