Unrefined oils and fats are flavorful, aromatic, and a far healthier choice than their refined counterparts. These delicious unprocessed oils can be used in a variety of ways, from non-heated dips, drizzles, and dressings to high-heat frying and grilling.
A quick glance at the nutrition facts on labels will tell you whether an oil or fat is predominantly saturated, monounsaturated, or polyunsaturated. Once you know that, remember these tips:
1. Are you cooking on high heat?
Want to sauté on high? Opt for a fat that’s mostly saturated, like: