It's the go-anywhere, do-anything oil. Canola oil excels at just about everything a chef asks it to do. And because its flavor is so clean and mild, it easily crosses borders. You can prepare Mexican food with it or Thai, Indian, Chinese, Tunisian or Brazilian foods because it doesn't have a strong ethnic identity. If you can have only one oil in your kitchen, make it canola.Here's why:
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