"Smoke point" refers to the temperature at which oil burns, and in cooking, oils with higher smoke points -- the ones that can take the heat -- are best for sautés and stir-fry. Which of these oils has the highest smoke point?
1. Rice bran oil.
2. Olive oil.
3. Vegetable oil.
4. Sesame oil.
Please leave your answer in the comments, and let us know whether you have this ingredient in your pantry.
[Last week's answer: Pink peppercorns are not pepper; they're the dried fruit of the Baies Rose, and have a peppery flavor, so they're often included in a peppercorn mix.]
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