MPR's Appetites: Cooking with local oils

By MPR News Staff

Dooley_Minnesotas coverCookbook 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.

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