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Skillet
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How long does oil keep?

Olive oil, vegetable oil, etc, and where is the best place to store them?


Ole Geauxt
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KnowLa.
Member since Dec 2007
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re: How long does oil keep?
i strain through a paper towel, using a funnel back into a big jug. I use indefinitely and just keep adding new. keep it in a cool place, never had a problem or a bad taste.


Skillet
Member since Aug 2006
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re: How long does oil keep?
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. keep it in a cool place,


As in a cabinet, or the fridge?


Ole Geauxt
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re: How long does oil keep?
i keep mine in the pantry, but, fridge would probably be better, if you have the room...


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tigeryat
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God's Country
Member since Oct 2005
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re: How long does oil keep?
I wouldn't try to reuse olive oil. It's got a pretty low burning point. You can buy the cheap olive oil for frying.

Save the first cold press for your sauces.


osunshine
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Member since Jun 2008
2207 posts

re: How long does oil keep?
vegetable oil once opened is good for aprox four to six months.

Olive & peanut oil will keep for about 6 months in a cool, dark pantry, but up to a year in the refrigerator. It may become cloudy and thicken up in the cold, if so let it warm up to room temp so it will pour.



Tigerpaw123
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Louisiana
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re: How long does oil keep?
Ask BP


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Afreaux
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Conway Bayou
Member since Aug 2007
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re: How long does oil keep?
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Olive oil, vegetable oil, etc, and where is the best place to store them?


The neighborhood I grew up in?

Best friend's mom had three jars of re-used grease on top of the stove for months at a time. One for bacon, one for fish, one for chicken.

Ugh


Zach
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Member since May 2005
70217 posts

re: How long does oil keep?
Another true story about my ditzy wife.
I told ya'll about how after we got married it was time to sell her house and salvage whatever stuff in her kitchen I could use.
I got down on the floor to see what was in the very back of the lowest kitchen cabinet. I spotted a Fry Daddy so I reached and grabbed it be the handle and started to pull it out. When it tilted rancid oil came spilling out.

Me: "Why is this Fry Daddy full of oil?"
Wife: "Someone told me you could reuse oil."
Me: "When did you last fry something in this?"
Wife: "About 3 years ago."


CAD703X
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Liberty Island
Member since Jul 2008
31426 posts

re: How long does oil keep?
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Me: "Why is this Fry Daddy full of oil?"
Wife: "Someone told me you could reuse oil."
Me: "When did you last fry something in this?"
Wife: "About 3 years ago."


i pulled out a bottle of canola oil from the pantry awhile back and it tasted like turpentine. Then I noticed the expiration date was like 2006 on it. :puke:


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skygod123
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Lafayette
Member since Nov 2007
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re: How long does oil keep?
im sure your wife is a wonderful woman, but i have this very distorted image of her based on a handful of stories that you have told about her. keep them coming though. quite entertaining


Martini
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Member since Mar 2005
30254 posts

re: How long does oil keep?
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im sure your wife is a wonderful woman, but i have this very distorted image of her based on a handful of stories that you have told about her.


My neighbor hides his wife's christmas presents in the oven.

I strain and reuse whatever oil I fry with. I use cheesecloth but then again I fry a lot and after awhile I will pitch it and buy a new batch but the above neighbor has been reusing his since I've known him.

I don't fry in olive oil.


CAD703X
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re: How long does oil keep?
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My neighbor hides his wife's christmas presents in the oven.


your neighbor is married to tigerprincess???


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