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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #90 on: October 04, 2010, 08:56:05 am »
Links not working Tenina so here they are again

http://tenina.com/2009/08/in-the-raw/
http://tenina.com/2009/12/gourmet-gifts-made-easy/
http://tenina.com/2010/01/maple-banana-coconut-got-your-attention/

[url]http://tenina.com/2010/01/maple-banana-coconut-got-your-attention/url]
[url] http://tenina.com/2009/12/gourmet-gifts-made-easy//url]
[url]http://tenina.com/2009/08/in-the-raw/url]

I have put my links on top and yours underneath Tenina.  Have a look at the end of your rows and you will see one of the brackets is missing. Unless you re spot on, they will not work. Not a worry though, someone here will always correct these things.  :-* :-*

Having said that, of course my links don't even show the brackets but perhaps you can see what I mean anyway.
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #91 on: October 04, 2010, 09:11:27 am »
Have sent you a pm telling you how I transfer URL's - the no fail way thanks to help from the girls on this forum.
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #92 on: October 09, 2010, 08:26:07 am »
What a computer wizz Judy. :-*
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #93 on: October 09, 2010, 09:12:47 am »
Can hardly call myself that Cookie but I am loving my time on the computer and learning bits and pieces as I go. Had a technican in for almost 4 hours yesterday checking out why mine is so slow and getting my email facility up and running on DH's.  His is so much faster than mine - guess where I am at the moment ;D ;D
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #94 on: December 15, 2010, 10:19:05 pm »

It also has a recipe for mayonnaise made with coconut oil and I also made garlic mayonnaise using a similar formula (silken(very soft) tofu, liquid soy lecithen, mustard, garlic and the coconut oil.)

 


I would love to try an mayonnaise with coconut oil but have a question - what do you do about the solidifying aspects of it?  I thought it would be nice when first made but then no good to put in the fridge after that ????


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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #95 on: January 04, 2011, 08:38:37 am »
Just found this thread about coconut oil.  My nutritionist wants to stop cooking with EVOO/peanut/canola oils and use either ghee or coconut oil, so I am very interested in the debate.

It does seem dreadfully expensive though.  Just checked out my local health food store and a 750ml jar began around $20+.  But then I ended up ordering (online) 3 x 1L jerry cans from the Fijiians where it is cold-pressed, extra-virgin coconut oil and it cost $52 including freight to WA!  $15 per 1L if I bought the 3 x 1L combo.  Sure hope the family likes it ... ;D  It's called Banaban Virgin Coconut Oil and the shop is located in Burleigh Heads, Qld, although it's processed in Fiji.  I'll let you know how we go!

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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #96 on: January 04, 2011, 09:58:57 am »
Sounds interesting, Miss G!  I get mine for about $6 per 500g, extra virgin cold pressed from PNG (ordered via internet).  I like it  :)
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #97 on: January 04, 2011, 10:01:31 am »
great price - what's the link please Ms quirkyJo?  ;)
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #98 on: January 04, 2011, 11:08:47 am »
Coconut oil is available from any health food store and is always  in a solidified form. It only melts during cooking.
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #99 on: January 05, 2011, 01:48:37 am »
Merlin, I won't make any jokes about the Melbourne weather: in Perth coconut oil is as runny as water.  I understand it becomes a solid at about 18oC  ;) ;D
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #100 on: January 05, 2011, 09:27:04 am »
LOL :D ;) :D - thanks for the post. Being a Melbourne girl- born and bred, I have never seen coconut oil in a melted form, so I probably should have specified that the consistency of coconut oil varies from location to location. I suppose the only way I am going  to see it melted is by sticking in on my patio on a 40C day, not that we've had many of those lately! PS Glad to hear you're a Melbourne fan!
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #101 on: January 07, 2011, 10:45:22 pm »
Sorry Miss G, just saw your question!  I use Niugini Organics coconut oil - but my friend ordered it and she said it was about $6/500ml jar (if you buy 6 at a time) - I'll have to ask her where she got it from, because I can only see the 650ml jars from Santos for about $11-$12 per jar (if you buy 6).  I'll find out for you!  :)
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #102 on: January 08, 2011, 02:38:31 am »
Thanks Jo, I'd appreciate that  :)  Obviously the freight cost is a factor to build in to the advertised price per unit too.
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #103 on: January 08, 2011, 04:52:17 am »
Aussie Soap Supplies in Perth has food grade oil for $11 per kg.
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Re: Coconut oil
« Reply #104 on: January 08, 2011, 08:19:45 am »
Hi MJ,
Have you tried it?  Quirky Jo says this: Reply #44 on: February 25, 2010, 11:52:38 AM    

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Yum, that sounds good, earth mumma!


Quote from: TheCrone on January 16, 2010, 11:36:00 AM
I buy mine here

http://www.aussiesoapsupplies.com.au/Coconut-Oil-pr-299.html

It is food grade



Crone, I bought that coconut oil, and I don't think it's the proper good stuff!!  It's very 'generic' tasting - tastes like nothing - and every organic cold-pressed coconut oil I've tasted has a little bit of a coconut flavour (not too strong, but you can taste it)... I'm thinking it's probably not cold-pressed.  I'm not going to use it in food, I think I'll just make soap with it, and stick with the Spiral brand of coconut oil!
 
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Just interested in whether anyone else has tried it for cooking yet, because it's certainly a good price.  And they are local to me, being in WA  ;)

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