Frying Oil Best Practices

2 May 2016

A Brief History of Popcorn Shrimp

By | 2018-04-26T17:59:07+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Frying Oil|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A Brief History of Popcorn Shrimp

Unlike some of the current fried food trends like hot chicken, other concepts have been popular for decades. One of these trends is the ever-famous popcorn shrimp, which has a variety of inventors depending on who you ask. So what is the true […]

11 Apr 2016

Frying Oil Filtration or Treatment: Is There a Difference?

By | 2018-04-26T18:00:47+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Categories: Frying Oil|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Frying Oil Filtration or Treatment: Is There a Difference?

Fifty years ago, Dr. C.J. Robertson published an article in Food Technology Magazine that listed five basic elements for maintaining frying oil. Even though this is an old publication, these five principles remain the same.

Dr. Robertson’s basic principles for quality frying were introduced in an […]

5 Apr 2016

A Closer Look at the Hot Chicken Trend

By | 2018-04-26T18:01:46+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Categories: Frying Oil|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A Closer Look at the Hot Chicken Trend

Hot chicken is a Nashville delicacy. Moist and spicy and full of southern history, one bite is often all it takes to hook diners for decades to come. This has never been more evident than in current dining trends, where the hot chicken trend has […]

22 Mar 2016

Why Cascading Frying Oil in Foodservice Fryers Doesn’t Work

By | 2018-04-26T18:02:57+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Categories: CarbonPads, Frying Oil, SuperSorb Carbon Pads|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Cascading Frying Oil in Foodservice Fryers Doesn’t Work

By Rick Stier and Monoj Gupta

There are many foodservice frying operations that utilize a practice called ‘cascading’ as a means of managing frying oils. Cascading is a process in which the operator transfers the frying oil from one fryer to the next on scheduled intervals.

Operators […]

6 Mar 2016

Reasons for Discarding Frying Oil and How to Test It

By | 2018-04-26T18:04:28+00:00 March 6th, 2016|Categories: Fry Oil Tips, Frying Oil|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Reasons for Discarding Frying Oil and How to Test It

There are many ways to determine the discard point of your frying oil. Some are more accurate than others. To start, let’s take a look at the main reasons for discarding frying oil, and then we’ll review some options for testing it.

Reasons for Discarding Frying Oil:

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Many experienced restaurant […]

22 Jan 2016

Frying Oil Compliance and Why It’s Important

By | 2018-04-26T18:10:20+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Frying Oil|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Frying Oil Compliance and Why It’s Important

Compliance is a very broad term in the food industry. It can be used as a reference for following laws and regulations established by local, state, or federal regulatory authorities. This is regulatory compliance.

Failure to follow laws and regulations may result in fines, facility closures, and even arrests. If the regulatory failure results in someone getting […]

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