MPR's Appetites: Cooking with local oils
Cookbook author Beth Dooley says it's time to think beyond olive and vegetable when it comes to cooking oils.
The author of "Minnesota's Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook" says that local oils are a great complement for the fresh herbs that are available at farmers markets — and in backyards.
These local oils are cold-pressed, high in omega-3 fatty acids, and add a distinctly nutty flavor to salads and sautés. Here's a rundown of what you'll find in stores and farmers markets.