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coconut oil mayonnaise

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Created August 07, 2014 at 2:36 PM

Could coconut oil be used to make mayonnaise? I used olive oil the first time I made it and it was good but had a strong olive oil taste, not always what I want. Anyone ever try it?

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26182 · August 09, 2014 at 12:20 PM

What's wrong with horse meat?

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2049 · August 09, 2014 at 6:03 AM

Yes, it is better to be sceptical. I agree.

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0 · August 08, 2014 at 8:56 PM

I will go look at my other "olive oil" bottles and see if I see the word blend anywhere but I don't think I will find it.

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75 · August 08, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Yeah it's not legal but it definitely does happen. They're suppose to say blend if it contains canola oil. In the United States at least.

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455 · August 08, 2014 at 7:39 PM

They're not allowed to have canola in them, the reason they do is because there are not enough resources from the regulatory agencies to monitor and chemically verify that all bottles labeled "olive oil" are actually olive oil. But by law they are required to be olive oil, no canola oil is allowed.

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5 · August 08, 2014 at 7:18 PM

That is correct tkdlady that's something I have been very concerned with. Certain types of olive oil are legally aloud to have ratios of canola oil in them, which greatly increases the amount of omega 6s fat which then causes increased inflammation. "Pure" and "Light" are both labels that are aloud to have canola oil in them. That said they have higher smoke points. Extra virgin is suppose to be 100% olive oil.

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455 · August 08, 2014 at 6:02 PM

Didn't some UK supermarkets get caught selling ground beef which had horse meat in it just the other day? I don't know about trustworthy.

The reason we have this problem in the US is because the European countries that we import our olive oil from claim that they're selling us olive oil, when they're really selling us olive mixed with canola. Maybe if Europe wasn't selling us cheap oil labeled as olive oil we wouldn't really have an issue.

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0 · August 08, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Here is one article I read on it: http://abcnews.go.com/Business/olive-oil-fraud-rampant-trade-agency-finds/story?id=20360276

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0 · August 08, 2014 at 5:59 PM

I was surprised when I found out but I guess there must be some loophole in our government's labeling of olive oil or the fact that it is supposedly imported and they don't have control, I don't know. But I found some that is real so will use that. If they have a light version I will find it and buy that too.

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2049 · August 08, 2014 at 5:43 PM

I believe that we are luckier in the UK in that our labelling is more trustworthy. I buy supermarket own brand light olive oil and I am quite certain that it is only olive oil as it says that on the label.

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0 · August 08, 2014 at 2:07 PM

I can get light olive oil here too but I recently found out that the majority of olive oil in the stores isn't really olive oil. It is other kinds with an olive oil label. Companies trying to make money on the good qualities of olive oil. So I have a couple brands now that I know are real olive oil but not sure they have a light version without online ordering it. Kind of sucks that companies take advantage of people like that. I don't trust any labels I read any more.

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41452 · August 07, 2014 at 10:38 PM

With raw eggs? =/ I sure the eggs emulsify it, but you can blend olive oil into guac and get the same effect.

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75 · August 07, 2014 at 8:54 PM

It will simply say expeller pressed on the label. Here's an example:

http://www.amazon.com/Organic-Coconut-Oil-14-oz/dp/B00014D37W/ref=sr_1_5?s=grocery&ie=UTF8&qid=1407444645&sr=1-5&keywords=expeller+pressed+coconut+oil

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455 · August 07, 2014 at 8:44 PM

Coconut Guacamole XD

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41452 · August 07, 2014 at 8:43 PM

That doesn't look like mayonnaise, that looks like some avocado sauce.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 7:34 PM

That sounds really good. Is there a specific brand of coconut oil that is expeller pressed? How do I know if it is?

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455 · August 07, 2014 at 6:58 PM

Well, if she has some of that, then I don't see why it can't be used for mayonnaise. It would be perfect for the job.

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26182 · August 07, 2014 at 6:52 PM

it's not unlike the processing that goes into most oils. Processing of oils is not what makes them unsafe.

In my opinion I think Lauric fatty acids are good and would not try to remove them from my diet. But liquid coconut oil is not inherrantly unhealthy (AFAIK).

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26182 · August 07, 2014 at 6:50 PM

Liquid Coconut Oil is a specific prodcut - it's not just coconut oil that's over 75 degree F.

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455 · August 07, 2014 at 6:46 PM

If it is liquid that's because not all of the fatty acids that you would normally find in the coconut oil are there, some of them are missing or the proportion of fatty acids is altered to favor the liquid ones.....or maybe you're keeping the regular coconut oil in a warm spot, which would cause it to turn liquid.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 6:36 PM

Nothing wrong with melting it. It is just that I do have some that is liquid. I just wondered if it was as good as the solid or am I losing some of the goodness by using the liquid version.

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455 · August 07, 2014 at 6:33 PM

What's wrong with heating it up? It's not a hard step...no need to buy a special "liquid coconut oil", which isn't really coconut oil since coconut oil is solid at room temp.

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455 · August 07, 2014 at 6:32 PM

You don't have to remove anything from the coconut oil to make it liquid, you just have to melt it in the microwave. After you heat it in the microwave (after maybe 15-30 seconds?) it should turn completely liquid. Then this liquid oil can be mixed in with the egg yolk, vinegar and lemon juice.

I've done it several times before and I have never removed the lauric acid fat, actually that's the best thing about coconut oil, the lauric acid.

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455 · August 07, 2014 at 6:30 PM

You don't have to remove anything from the coconut oil to make it liquid, you just have to melt it in the microwave. After you heat it in the microwave (after maybe 15-30 seconds?) it should turn completely liquid. Then this liquid oil can be mixed in with the egg yolk, vinegar and lemon juice.

I've done it several times before and I have never removed the lauric acid fat, actually that's the best thing about coconut oil, the lauric acid.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 6:25 PM

I guess in the health benefits of the solid coconut oil. The processing to remove that lauric acid isn't the same as the kind of processing done to corn oil, for example, is it?

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26182 · August 07, 2014 at 5:51 PM

in what way? taste? healthy?

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Also, if you get a squeeze bottle to control your oil flow it makes life much easier.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 3:49 PM

I haven't made ghee yet. That sounds good. Will have to try it this way. Thanks.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 3:49 PM

Is it still as good as the solid coconut oil?

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26182 · August 07, 2014 at 3:37 PM

liquid coconut oil is coconut oil where teh lauric acid is removed and teh caprylic acid and capric acid are left. This is more commonly referred to as "MCT Oil". The difference is that MCT oil typically gets teh caprylic and acids from other sources (as they are cheaper). It is less heat stable, and is liquid down to about 40 degrees F -- thus it will still solidify in the fridge.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 3:23 PM

I guess you can only make enough to eat right then if you can't refrigerate it. I have found a liquid coconut oil at Walmart and my local supermarket. Is there anything wrong with using that coconut oil? I don't know if it solidifies in the fridge however.

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455 · August 07, 2014 at 3:02 PM

I have done it, the key is to let the coconut oil melt and become liquid which you can do in the microwave by heating it up for a bit. However, if you heat up the coconut oil, remember that you must not let it get too hot or else it will cook the egg yolk and curdle it. It tastes fine. If you put it in the fridge it could turn solid on you. Nobody likes solid mayo.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 3:23 PM

I guess you can only make enough to eat right then if you can't refrigerate it. I have found a liquid coconut oil at Walmart and my local supermarket. Is there anything wrong with using that coconut oil? I don't know if it solidifies in the fridge however.

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455 · August 08, 2014 at 8:31 PM

@Jean 1Yes you're right it was the ground beef in the meat pies and lasagnas, not the ground beef by itself, that's true. But either way, if the ingredients didn't state "horse meat" was present, when there actually is horse meat in the food, then that would be a violation, yes? Nothing wrong with horse meat in my opinion, but by law it should be listed in the ingredients so at least people know what they are eating. We have a similar issue with olive oil which has canola added; nothing wrong with selling people canola if that's what they want, but it should be listed as an ingredient if it is present. When it comes to food, better to be just a bit skeptical, regardless of where you live, just in case :)

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2049 · August 09, 2014 at 6:03 AM

Yes, it is better to be sceptical. I agree.

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26182 · August 09, 2014 at 12:20 PM

What's wrong with horse meat?

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2049 · August 08, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Yes, some supermarkets did get caught using horse meat but in meat pies and lasagnes. They weren't describing it as ground beef. Not that that exonerates them!

My supermarket website says that the ingredients of their light olive oil are 'refined olive oils and extra virgin olive oils only'. I think that's okay but that is in the UK so may be different in other countries.

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2049 · August 08, 2014 at 8:54 AM

IN the UK we can get 'light' olive oil which is still olive oil but not extra virgin and therefore not as strong a flavour. I use that for mayonnaise.

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2049 · August 08, 2014 at 5:43 PM

I believe that we are luckier in the UK in that our labelling is more trustworthy. I buy supermarket own brand light olive oil and I am quite certain that it is only olive oil as it says that on the label.

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0 · August 08, 2014 at 2:07 PM

I can get light olive oil here too but I recently found out that the majority of olive oil in the stores isn't really olive oil. It is other kinds with an olive oil label. Companies trying to make money on the good qualities of olive oil. So I have a couple brands now that I know are real olive oil but not sure they have a light version without online ordering it. Kind of sucks that companies take advantage of people like that. I don't trust any labels I read any more.

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75 · August 07, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Coconut oil can do the trick, especially if it's expeller pressed so the flavor isn't over powering. Prefer MCT is you can afford it though.

My recipe:

  • 1 Avocado (1/2 if you don't enjoy avocado taste, used for thickening)
  • 3 Whole Eggs (or with 2 of them just yolks depending on how thick you like it) Preferably cage-free and organic.
  • 2 Tbsps Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 3 Tbsps MCT Oil

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 7:34 PM

That sounds really good. Is there a specific brand of coconut oil that is expeller pressed? How do I know if it is?

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41452 · August 07, 2014 at 8:43 PM

That doesn't look like mayonnaise, that looks like some avocado sauce.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Next time I make mayonnaise I will try the 1/3 coconut oil, 1/3 ghee and 1/3 olive oil. That sounds tasty. I will use the solid coconut oil for full benefits. Thanks for all the input.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 3:44 PM

I actually have some in the fridge right now. I used 1/3 coconut oil, 1/3 ghee, and 1/3 olive oil. As the Gastronomer pointed out you must melt the oil first and then let it cool so as to not cook your eggs. Also it does get quite stiff in the fridge, I like to add a fresh squeeze of lemon to it before eating. This will loosen it up and tastes great.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Also, if you get a squeeze bottle to control your oil flow it makes life much easier.

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0 · August 07, 2014 at 3:49 PM

I haven't made ghee yet. That sounds good. Will have to try it this way. Thanks.

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