Making Paraffin Wax?

Answer Paraffin wax can be used for beauty treatments, to make candles and to seal jams and jellies when canning. Food-grade paraffin in some chocolate candy recipes increases smoothness and aids in moldi... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Making Paraffin Wax

Making Paraffin?

Making your own paraffin wax can save you money in the kitchen and the boudoir. Paraffin wax is used to preserve food canned at home and to keep fresh food bright and appealing. It can be used as a... Read More »

Can paraffin wax be used in place of cheese wax in cheese making?

While it is safe to use paraffin wax during cheese making, it becomes brittle and can stick to the cheese. Mixing paraffin with an equal amount of vegetable oil can make it more pliable. Cheese wax... Read More »

What is paraffin oil?

Paraffin oils are a petroleum product that come in several forms. The oils have a wide variety of uses, including food production, engineering, furniture care and as a heating agent.DefinitionThe M... Read More »

Where does paraffin wax come from?

Paraffin wax is a man-made, petroleum-based wax. It is commonly used to make candles and homemade jams and jellies. Paraffin wax is also used in commercial candies (such as chocolate); it provides ... Read More »