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Old 06-09-2007, 10:34 AM   #1
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Question Avocado oil

What is avocado oil best used for?

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Old 06-09-2007, 11:57 AM   #2
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Squeaking avocados?

It can be used anywhere oilive oil is called for, or mixed with other cooking oils, but I believe its most common use is in cosmetics.
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What temperature can it withstand before smoking?
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Old 06-09-2007, 02:22 PM   #4
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From everything I have read you can use it any place you would good quality extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). Like EVOO, it has a distinct flavor (described as nutty and fresh) ... so you'll just have to try it and see how it taste to you.

As for smoke points (depending on which chart you look at), EVOO is about 405F and cold pressed avocado oil is around 490F. Refined OO and avocado oils will have less flavor but a little higher smoke point.

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Old 06-11-2007, 11:38 AM   #5
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What is avocado oil best used for?
for shame.... now that i know you make soap....how can you think of cooking with it?????
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