Can Walnut Oil be substituted for olive oil?
Powdered peanut butter is starting to show up in grocery stores. What is it?
Is there a meatless substitute for bacon fat?
You don't want your cake to slip out of the pan when it's cooling, do you?
Can coconut oil be substituted for shortening in pie crust recipes that call for both shortening and butter?
What's the difference between canned coconut milk, and the boxed stuff in the beverage aisle next to the soy milk?
This vegetable oil has become a kitchen standard. But what kind of plant is canola, anyway?
I’ve heard buzz about the health benefits of coconut oil. Can I sauté with it in place of vegetable oil?
What is olive pomace oil and how does it differ from regular or extra-virgin olive oil?
Do the new shortenings without trans fats work as well as the old ones for pie crust?
Can you substitute natural peanut butter with no added sugar for the sweetened stuff in recipes?
Can plain and toasted sesame oil be used interchangeably?
Can corn oil be substituted for vegetable oil?
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.