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"Non-Reactive" food containers

Discussion in 'Food Forum' started by The Pontificator, Feb 27, 2006.

  1. The Pontificator

    The Pontificator Angry Samoan

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    A lot of recipes call for mixing or cooking ingredients in a "non-reactive" bowl/pan

    Is stainless steel considered "non-reactive"?
     
  2. lethal tupperwa

    lethal tupperwa

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    it is nonreactive. So is glass.


    Reactive
    They are talking about aluminum and an acid food it will either make the food taste bad or is bad for you type of thing.
     

  3. mitchshrader

    mitchshrader Deceased

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    copper, and autoclave clean for proper results.

    if you're not working at the haute cuisine level, stainless is fine for everything else.

    Aluminium is nearly verboten from good cooking, with the exception of a few items like steamers & pressure cookers.

    Glass sucks, stainless rocks, and triple layer bottoms are the best.
     
  4. Dandapani

    Dandapani

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    I replaced my steamer and pressure cooker with stainless. No more aluminum in my kitchen...