Originally Posted by licia
My grandaughter made brownies with olive oil and they were AWFUL!!!!!!!
I remember one Friday night when my youngest son and I made a batch of brownies with peanut oil (I was out of vegetable oil and I knew the flavor of EVOO wouldn't work). We were both avid Furgal Gourmet fans and the Frug said peanut oil was neutral and had no flavor - that's why we bought a small bottle to experiment with ... so why not use it instead of making a special trip to the store for vegetable oil?
We made them, took one bite, looked at each other, and raced to the trash can to spit it out.
I use EVOO for the majority of my cooking - if I don't want the olive flavor I use plain old regular Olive Oil. I use peanut oil only for asian stir-fry, and vegetable oils for baking.