I don’t know about your pantry but mine is filled with a few different oils: grapeseed, extra virgin olive oil, virgin coconut oil, unrefined peanut oil, and toasted sesame oil to name some. Historically, olive oil was my go-to oil but I find that olive oil is slowly giving way to virgin coconut oil. So I was pumped when I received quart of Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil from Tropical Traditions to review.
First off, it is nice being able to purchase coconut oil in a size larger than a pint (the size virgin coconut oil is available to me locally). When I opened the jar, my nose filled with a lovely coconut aroma, a bit stronger that other brands I have used. Although the oil was solid at room temperature (it is late spring here and my home was about 70 Degrees F) it was a bit softer than the other brand I have in my pantry.
The main reason I have unrefined peanut oil is for making stove-top popcorn. However, I remember the days before coconut oil was deemed a “bad fat”, when popcorn was made with coconut oil….yummy! So, I decided to try this brand of coconut oil by making…..