What does out of the frying pan&into the fire mean?

Answer The phrase, "Out of the frying pan and into the fire" describes an escape from harm or from a troubling situation (the frying pan), only to be thrust immediately into an equally troubling or worse ... Read More »

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Is deep frying chicken in olive oil any healthier than deep frying chicken in Crisco (shortening/lard)?

Olive oil is better than shortening. Olive oil is good for you! It is high in the good cholesterol. So, use it to fry, and if you like, drink it. There are people that do just that.

How many fire fighters go in a fire truck during a fire?

It depends upon what type of truck and the mission assigned to it. Many pumpers that have water and hose are manned with between 3 and 5 firefighters. Ladder trucks usually have 4 or 5 and rescues ... Read More »

What is the best oil for deep fat frying?

On One Hand: Peanut OilThe best oil for deep fat frying is peanut oil. It has a very high smoking point, which means it doesn't scorch or burn at high temperatures like most oils. If you use an oil... Read More »

How do I filter frying oil?

Let the used frying or cooking oil cool to room temperature.Get out a fine sieve and place it over a bowl whose diameter is larger than the sieve's. Alternately, cut a piece of cheesecloth large en... Read More »