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Difference between: olive oil and vegetable oil

Of course, this is one of the Difference Between posts that unavoidably delves into further subcategories, such as extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, corn oil, and so forth.


Mostly, though, I want to look at olive oil and vegetable oil, the two oils I would imagine to be the primary staples in the kitchen. As I’ve mentioned before, I typically do not differentiate between the two in my own recipes, assuming that they are virtually always interchangeable.

After doing my research today, I can honestly tell you I went out and bought some vegetable oil, and may on occasion use it instead of the olive oil that has a permanent home on my kitchen counter.

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