What Oils & Nuts Products Can You Microwave?

Canola Oil

Q: Not so long ago, on forums, blogs and websites for healthy food and diets, people started to talk about the great benefits of canola oil. Although, I also heard about many disadvantages of this quite mysterious but extremely trendy product. So I want to ask you, Is it good or bad, and can we…

Corn Oil

Q: Pediatricians suggest using not only sunflower oil but also olive and corn oil in the child’s diet. Now there’s a question, whether it is possible to add corn oil in the thermally processed dishes, to warm it up alone or fry with corn oil. It is known that most oils cannot be heated, as…

Chestnuts

Q: Roasted chestnuts remind me of an amazing trip to Istanbul. I still can’t forget their taste of sweet potato and nuts. I took a few chestnuts home to give a treat to my family. Surprisingly, I didn’t know how to get them warm again, so the treatment was bitterly spoiled.  What if the next…

Flaxseed Oil

Q: Can you help me to figure out whether flaxseed oil goes in the microwave? I’ve been searching for a while but I don’t find any info on whether I can heat flaxseed oil alone in a microwave-safe bowl (to make a hair mask, for instance), or whether it is possible to microwave dishes containing…

Coconut Oil

Q: We all know that coconut oil is considered healthful, fatty and heavy for the stomach. The secret is we have to consume it in moderation. Therefore, coconut oil will appear in your kitchen and bathroom as a nutritious and beauty-returning product. Women mostly melt coconut oil in the microwave to make hair masks or…

Sunflower Oil

Q: Sometimes it may take us hours to find the answer to the question which we are supposed to raise here in this article. Sunflower oil is one of the widely spread products kept in our cupboards. We use it to fry, boil and season dishes. We add it to hair and face masks. But…

Lard

Q: Some people say that they microwave lard regularly and it’s very delicious. Is it true? Won’t it get melted, burn or start popping in the microwave so you’ll have to clean it all getting nothing but a bad mood instead? How to Microwave Lard? The answer to the previous two questions is the lard…

Sesame Oil

Q: Another prizewinner among oils in the kitchen is sesame oil. We often hear that it’s very healthy, nutritious, and full of vitamins. It smells great and tastes delicious with rice, chicken and peas. Can we microwave sesame oil and still save its precious micro and macro elements? Can I Cook with Sesame Oil in…

Bacon Grease

Q: You would probably not be able to name a person who’d refuse eating bacon. A vegetarian, you may say. However, many of them also can’t stand apart when it comes to crispy bacon strips. As a matter of fact, cooking bacon is not so easy, and it requires knowledge of some secrets and hints….

Avocado Oil

Q: Avocado oil is sometimes called a youth vitamin. It’s full of useful minerals and vitamins. We use avocado oil in the culinary art to make dishes rich in vitamin E (avocado oil contains 5 times more vitamin E than olive oil does.) It was sad to learn that most of the oils can’t be…