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    Lightbulb How to keep coconut oil liquid (for pouring, spraying) at room temp

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    If you add just a little olive oil to melted coconut oil, it will stay melted at room temperature. Doing this lowers the melting point of the oil mix just enough.

    In my experimental batch, I would guess I added less than 10% olive oil and it looks like that was more than enough! So it takes very little.

    Of course it's easy to coconut-oil a pan with heat, but this approach has let me put the oil in a sprayer -- so I can oil anything I want, including a salad or a steak.

    I also like to use it in my hair, as lotion, etc. and having it in a liquid sprayer is so much easier for me than hand-scooping and melting.

    Hope this helps!
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    Wow, excellent suggestion. I will try this!

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    Fortunately I live in Miami... the house averages about 75 degrees most days and I never have any problem with coconut oil solidifying. Great tip!
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    I'm too pregnant-hot-flashy to let my house be that warm, Velocity. My husband is freezing meanwhile, but he's enjoying the view!

    Maybe I'll experiment later to work out exactly how much olive oil it takes... but I guess it also would depend on the ambient temperature of your home, too.
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    Good to know. Thanks

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    this will def get rid of the chunks in my smoothies now


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    On another website, someone was melting her coconut oil on a $6 candle warmer. (Which looks just like a coffee mug warmer.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
    Fortunately I live in Miami... the house averages about 75 degrees most days and I never have any problem with coconut oil solidifying. Great tip!
    I was going to say the same thing! I have never been able to keep coconut oil solid without putting it in the fridge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dragonmamma View Post
    On another website, someone was melting her coconut oil on a $6 candle warmer. (Which looks just like a coffee mug warmer.)
    Yeah, I was rinsing my coconut oil sprayer in warm water before using it for a while. Then I decided to go for the permanent, patience-free solution.
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    Jenny - what kind of sprayer do you use? I have the store-bought Spectrum CO spray can (like PAM, but CO). Filling your own sprayer sounds more economical, not to mention green. Thanks.

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