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Deep Fryer Questions

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by 271 · about 5 hours ago

Hi, I was wondering if someone could tell me wether deep frying potato wedges in coconut oil is healthy or unhealthy, preferably with references. I'd also love suggestions how to do this in the most healthy way. Kind regards! Maarten

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jimmy__1 0 · May 07, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Hi--here's how I do it sometimes. Bake (or nuke---I know) whole potatoes until they're heated but not to the point of being cooked for consumption. Then I cut them into wedges and saute them in lard or butter (I've never used coco but sounds... (more)

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by 271 · about 5 hours ago

When using coconut oil to deep fry, will trans fats form? If so, how to avoid this?

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by 287 · about 5 hours ago

Hi guys... So I've been using a deep fat fryer full of beef tallow to make fries/chips out of sweet potatoes / parsnips and normal potatoes.... my question is: how much oil/fat is absorbed into the tubers, for example if I did 500g parsnips... (more)

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CD 0 · October 22, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Definately changes the ratio by additional fat. Grab a scale, weigh the fries before you fry and after. The additional weight is added fat. Good experiment! Edit: ============================================================== So according to... (more)

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by 309 · about 5 hours ago

I come from a big Italian family - up until recently, I was the biggest. They've been riding me pretty steadily about going Paleo, but they can't argue with the results. With Thanksgiving around the corner, I'm trying to find little ways to tip... (more)

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CD 0 · October 18, 2012 at 6:56 PM

You may also want to try another method. Fried Turkey is delicious -- But so is apple wood smoked turkey. Your other option is to focus paleo-izing the sides. Lots of great opportunities there. And honestly, eating some peanut-fried turkey is... (more)

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by 911 · about 6 hours ago

I am currently eating a high-fat paleo diet, and I am strongly considering buying a deep fryer. I have never owned one before, so I am not sure what features/size I should be looking for. Does anyone have experience with one? Does it make... (more)

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Mike_Opteris 0 · October 08, 2010 at 9:18 AM

A good old cast iron frying pan is perfect for deep fat frying. Put enough rendered tallow, lard or coconut oil in the pan to cover whatever you are frying, heat to about 320-350 degrees and cook away. Make sure the fat is at the right temperature... (more)

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