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Here’s Why You Should Care about Smoke Points

Which oil or fat is best to use when cooking?

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How much thought do you put into your oil’s smoke point before cooking?

If you’re like me, probably not a lot. Somewhere in my brain I’ve always known that fats like butter have a relatively low smoke point and to be careful when using them. But, apart from that, I’ve never really…




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