Type of Oil
(per fl oz.)
|Canola||Baking, frying, marinating, sautéing||$0.07—$0.09|
|Olive||Grilling, roasting, sautéing, spreads for breads||$0.45—$0.47|
|Vegetable||Baking, frying marinating, sautéing||$0.06—$0.09|
|Peanut||Stir-frying, roasting, deep frying, baking||$0.15—$0.21|
|Sesame||Stir-frying (light), dressings/sauces (dark)||$0.70—$0.62|
When deciding what kind of oil you are going to buy, consider what it will be used for and how much it costs.
The amount of oil you use may help determine which oil you use. For example, you may use a higher cost oil when sautéing and choose a less expensive oil when baking.