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post #1 of 14 Old 12-29-2012, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
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Should ive a sticky here. Ive got one so ill start.
Ive got about 40 gal of unfiltered peanut oil. Used once to fry turkeys. Its about 35-40 deg in my garage. I came out a few days ago and a few containers looked like this. Why would they do this but not the others?
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its just that there is hydrogenated oil in there. There is really nothing wrong with it. Thats just what happens to oil at that temperature.

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at 60*F they would all look the same.

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And they do its just strange to me that to my understanding they are all the same product used for the same purpose but these few look like this now? There than these few being older anyway

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It could be a few different things like they may have been used to fry frozen foods or not. Maybe they were used for a shorter amount of time. If you have a heated system then you have nothing to worry about. If you are thinking about blending it then thats the #1 reason why you shouldnt

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How long has it been settling??
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Ive had it for about 4 months. The guy i got it from....maybe a year. I was worried about it going bad but it didn't smell bad

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Where do you live and has it looked like that since you got it?

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Okc. Nope looked like the rest of my oil. Kinda darker than honey. We have had a cold snap lately now its looking like this.

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Yeah that's just normal. It's cold and its partially hydrogenated oil and that's what it does.

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