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Resealing canned food in Aluminum bags?

I'm a person who goes on long outdoor expeditions and there are many canned foods that I would like to bring with me but the weight of the can is just too much. I would like to be able to open a can ...
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is it safe to use my oven with some foil stuck to the bottom? [duplicate]

Is it safe to use my oven with foil stuck to the bottom. I will not remove at all.I tried several methods, I do not know what to do.
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Aluminum foil changed color after wrapping cooked corn

I cooked some corn in boiling water today, and immediately wrapped it in aluminum foil after taking out of water. 5 mins later, I found out the colour of the foil changed, I'm not sure whether the ...
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Preserve crustiness/freshness of toasted bread

In long trips i.e. over 3 hours long, I take some toasted break with either pb&j or something inside e.g. slices of turkey etc (toasted). I wrap them with aluminium foil and place them inside ...
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Is non-stick aluminum foil safe to use on the grill?

Is non-stick aluminum foil safe to use on the grill? My personal grill is propane. I'm concerned that using this for a foil packet style of cooking will heat the non-stick so hot that it degrades. Not ...
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Wrapping in aluminun foil and place it in a skillet pan

If I wrap something in aluminum foil and place it inside a non-stick skillet pan while cooking something is that something that could e.g. ruin the pan or ruin the food? Specifically I had in mind ...
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My cheesecake is runny, how do i fix it? [duplicate]

I made a no bake cheesecake without gelatin. And instead of the parchment paper, I used aluminium foil to cover the container. Now, the dish has been in the freezer for two days and the cake is still ...
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Is the aluminium foil usable in this condition?

As the title says, is the aluminium foil still usable in this condition? If you notice, there's a very obvious white portion in the center of the aluminum foil and the entire roll is like that. ...
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What's the different between the sides of aluminium foil (shiny/matte)? [duplicate]

Is there any difference between the two sides of an aluminium foil? (shiny/matte) If so, when to use each one? For example, when covering something or when using as a pan cover to bake/cook something ...
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Poaching a whole fish: kettle or foil?

Some friends and i would like to poach a whole salmon, weighing four to five kilograms. There are two ways we could do this: in a fish kettle, or wrapped in aluminium foil in the oven (is that "en ...
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Aluminized Paper Wrapper Sides

At a local shop, I regularly get burritos. They come in a wrapper that is paper on one side and aluminum foil on the other. They consistently put the aluminum on the outside. This seems incorrect ...
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How to store hot sandwiches?

I am a student that recently moved to a student apartment, I have been making grilled sandwiches and storing them in aluminium foil to eat at uni. However, this causes the sandwiches to steam ...
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Is it safe to wrap food in aluminum foil before baking it?

It's hard to clean the baking sheet from the stains left by baking food. I was wondering if it is safe to bake the food wrapped in aluminum foil, or whether some aluminum may be leached into the food?
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Pumpkin pie, how long does tin foil need to be around the pie while baking?

How long does the tin foil need to be around the crust when baking?
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Why does aluminum foil on a pizza stone ruin the pizza?

I have a pizza stone and I have a problem with burned dough sticking to it. So I tried to use aluminum foil on the stone for easy cleanup. I wrapped the stone as tightly as I could with the foil and ...
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I accidentally put aluminum foil in my microwave, how can I clean the scorch marks?

I have a microwave/grill combo and I accidentally had aluminum foil inside when starting the microwave function. By the time I realized it was already sparking and left brown scorch marks on the ...
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What is the purpose of wrapping fish with aluminum foil?

I was wondering what would be the difference if we wrap or don't wrap the fish with aluminum foil when baking. And also covering it with salt - how much of a difference would it make?
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How can I remove aluminum foil from a candy cane?

I got a rather large candy cane, and was far from able to finish it in a single sitting. I thought I would preserve it by wrapping it (somewhat tightly) in aluminum foil. Now, a month later, I can't ...
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Is aluminum foil porous?

When cooking certain items in the oven, I line the baking pan or sheet with aluminum foil. Without fail, when cleaning up, I find oil or juices from the food between the foil and the pan. I always ...
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Is it okay to use aluminium foil instead of parchment paper while baking cookies?

I don't have access to parchment paper or even butter paper for that matter. I just read on a website that it'd be okay to use aluminium foil as long as I apply a coating of grease on it. And also ...
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Should I BBQ chicken on foil?

My wife tells me I should be putting aluminum foil on the grill and BBQing the chicken kebob on that and not the naked flame. She cites that it won't get burnt, easy to clean the grill and the ...
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Shiny side or not for foil?

Does it make any difference when you wrap food with aluminum foil for grilling or baking or making a steam pouch whether you put the shiny side in or the shiny side out? I've seen at least one answer ...
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