I put my coconut oil in the fridge thinking i was supposed to because the store had it in a fridge (i guess at a higher temp) i also take flax seed oil and its fine in the fridge. Now its hard. If i leave it out on the counter will it thaw?
Like raney said, just leave it/put it somewhere where the air temperature is above the melting point. I live in tropical QLD, Australia and away from being in the fridge mine is always an oil. I wouldn't microwave it unless its in a glass jar though, I once microwaved the plastic container it was in and the container remolded itself and I couldn't get the lid off, fail.
It's not frozen, just hard so it will melt when it warms up. Do not panic! I leave mine out on the counter all the time and in Mexico it is often liquid in the afternoon, but solid in the early morning. I wouldn't nuke it but would use a gentler method to liquify it such as immersing the container (or small amount you need) in warm water. It melts quickly.
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