Bobby Flay explains what oils you should use to cook and when extra virgin olive oil isn't the right choice.
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The question is, is the olive oil extra virgin. Yes,
it is extra virgin. You know, generally if I'm cooking
something I don't use extra virgin olive oil. To me
I have a couple of different oils in my cupboard.
I have canola oil to cook with and then I
have sort of what they call pure olive oil which
is. You know, not extra virgin. It's somewhere in the
middle, and then I have extra virgin olive oil. Rule
of thumbs for me is that I don't usually cook
with extra virgin olive oil especially if for, it's a
long period of time. In this case, it's gonna be
fine because we're not cooking for that long. But basically,
I don't wanna cook extra virgin olive oil. Its got
a high viscosity its thick and the burning point is
quick so you don't wanna create any bitterness in the
olive oil. Canola oil peanut oil vegetable oil those are
the things you should cook with. Extra virgin olive oil
you should splatter over greens or over a piece of
grilled fish or after it comes off the grill. That's
a great question.