Storing Fats and Oils

storing fats and oils

When I was younger I had a roommate and we lived in this tiny apartment that had a small refrigerator. I was always trying to make room in the fridge so I would take the oil out and put it in the cabinet. The next day I would come home and it would be back in the refrigerator.

The EVOO Substitute That Helps You Lose Weight

EVOO

You know you’re a hit when celebrities make up pet names for you. So, when celebrity chef Rachel Ray coined the term EVOO for the already popular extra virgin olive oil, its fame hit the stratosphere. But any celebrity will tell you that fame is a double-edged sword. Imposter oils are everywhere and you’ve most likely been scammed. Fear not Gentle Stir Fryer. I’m going to tell you about an oil that not only has a high smoke point and mild flavor, but will help you lose weight as well.

The Great Olive Oil Fraud

Olive Oil Scam

You can only lose your virginity once, and it appears that the shine has finally worn off of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). Not that there’s anything wrong with it, but once something reaches an extreme level of popularity, it’s bound to be involved in scams.

10 Uses For St. John’s Wort Oil

St. John's Wort Oil

Named for St. John the Baptist, most people know St. John’s Wort as an herb to counteract depression. However, like most herbs, it can heal multiple ailments. For many years it was thought hypericin was the only active compound, but further study revealed it also contains hyperforin as well as several flavonoids and tannins that have medicinal properties.

As a folk remedy, here are some of the uses for St. John’s Wort oil:

Heal Your Stuffy Nose With Oil

nasya oil

Sesame oil infused with herbs is a traditional Ayurvedic healing oil for sinus problems. If you’re experiencing problems with congested sinuses, this may be the thing that finally gives you some relief. The best part is that unlike the Western approach to a stuffy nose, you won’t spend a lot of money or have side effects from the remedy.