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Can I Reuse Frying Oil? [VIDEO]

Yes—but here’s how to prevent your doughnuts from tasting like fried fish.
By Published Oct. 5, 2018

In the test kitchen, we’re always working on some new frying recipe, which means we go through a lot of vegetable oil (our oil preference when frying). If you’re like us, you think it seems wasteful to throw out a quart of oil after every fry. So can you reuse frying oil? Cook’s Illustrated executive food editor Keith Dresser and tasting lab expert Jack Bishop answer that very question in today’s video.

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