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What vegetable does vegetable oil come from?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by ringer, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. ringer

    ringer Member

    Anyone? Bueller? (I have no idea.)

    Also, is it OK to use vegetable oil and corn oil interchangeably? Aren't they basically the same?

    It's been a while since I had home ec. Thanks
  2. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    I've always wondered where baby oil comes from. :D
  3. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Ummm . . . I do know Canola Oil is from Canola, also known as rapeseed.
  4. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    Do they really squeeze rape seed to get rape seed oil?

    Corn oil is a type of vegetable oil, as is soybean oil.

    When it's labeled "Corn" or "Soybean", that's what it is. When it's labeled "Vegetable" that means it might be either or a mix or any other vegetable oil source, usually depending on what they can find most cheaply at the time it's processed. Sometimes the bottle will state what that mixture is,
  5. Shoeless Joe

    Shoeless Joe Active Member

    I use canola oil when I want to cook something without adding flavor to it. It is really light.
    When I want to impart some flavor, I use olive oil.
  6. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    I use motor oil. Naturally, the fiancee hates when I cook. :)
  7. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    If I had my druthers, I'd use bacon grease.
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