Coconut oil gets hard when its surrounding temperature (especially in winter) has gone below its freezing point, at around 76 °F (24.4 °C). To keep your coconut oil from getting hard, you can... find out more ›
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Can you heat coconut oil in the microwave?
I know it's fast and convenient to heat coconut oil in the microwave to melt it. But I personally do not recommend this method, unless you're really experienced enough to just melt coconut oil at slightly above... find out more ›
Is coconut oil good for high heat cooking?
Because it has a smoke point of around 350 °F (177 °C), coconut oil is not good for high heat cooking. Once you heat up coconut oil to this temperature, it will start to smoke. Smoking means... find out more ›
Does coconut oil need to be refrigerated after opening?
You don't need to refrigerate coconut oil after opening, for coconut oil contains a high level of good saturated fats. These natural saturated fats in coconut oil can effectively protect it against oxidation, and hence, prevent it from... find out more ›
Is virgin coconut oil liquid or solid?
Virgin coconut oil (VCO) is actually liquid, rather than solid. It's an oil after all. The reason why sometimes you see virgin coconut oil solid and sometimes liquid is due to the different... find out more ›