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Olive oil vs. Veggie oil

Does anyone still use Veggie oil instead of cooking with olive oil if so why? I started using olive oil about a year ago after reading the benefits etc.. so I put down the veggie oil and seems to be going well. It's much better for you then veggie oil too. Try it!

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JenzAmomOf2

Asked by JenzAmomOf2 at 10:04 AM on Apr. 4, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • I know it's better for me.. but I have to get used to the taste.. also is pricier.. :) i guess I could switch. But I do use canola which is healthier than vegetable but not as healthy as olive.
    Autumn07

    Answer by Autumn07 at 10:12 AM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • I hate the taste as well! YUCK, however with spices you can't taste it AT ALL.. Let it just u cook and add your spices and you will see. Also, yes it does cost more, but also goes on sale alot and with coupons you can get a great deal, besides you only need very little to cook with, so it all works out in the end. Good luck
    JenzAmomOf2

    Comment by JenzAmomOf2 (original poster) at 10:17 AM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • I don't cook with oil. I'll use a bit of olive oil if I roast a bird, but otherwise I cook with butter or nothing.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:42 AM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • I use organic extra virgin OO a lot, but do use canola sometimes.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 11:22 AM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • there are many different olive oils. From Extra Virgin to Warm press/cold press all used for different applications as they all taste completely different.
    I use coconut oil to sear meats prior to roasting, I use canola or veg oil in baking, and I have about 5 different olive oils for different things.
    malkaTZ

    Answer by malkaTZ at 12:38 PM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • 5 really? Geeze your a pro..lol
    JenzAmomOf2

    Comment by JenzAmomOf2 (original poster) at 1:27 PM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • Depends. I either use Olive or Canola
    adnilm

    Answer by adnilm at 3:49 PM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • I use all different kinds of oils, I feel they each have their own benefits/uses. I like to pop my stovetop popcorn and cook pancakes with canola, cook almost any dish that starts with sauteed onions in olive oil, cook most oriental dishes with sesame oil and I use vegetable oil to season my wok and cast iron pan, and occationally cook with. I wish it wasn't soy bean oil though.
    EBee12

    Answer by EBee12 at 4:22 PM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • We've converted to olive oil.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 8:05 PM on Apr. 4, 2011

  • Olive oil cz it's natural and no cholesterol,fats,ect plus my dr suggest me to used its good for me and my health anx family as well
    Donnabell_nyc

    Answer by Donnabell_nyc at 11:42 AM on Apr. 5, 2011

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