Paul S. Wolf (aa854@CLEVELAND.FREENET.EDU)
Mon, 10 Apr 1995 08:45:50 -0400
Yesterday, Thomas Dillon Langley <langley@OSWEGO.OSWEGO.EDU> said:
>When using tin foil remember to put the shiny side of the foil in towards
>the food. The shiny side reflects the heat. Of course this does not
>really matter with foil dinners, since they are right on the coals. In
>other instances using the shiny side of the foil is appropriate, such as
>when cooking with a reflector oven.
This is a common misconception. There is NO difference in the
reflective ability of the 2 sides of aluminum foil. The shiny side is
shiny only due to the manufacturing process.
Paul S. Wolf, P.E. aa854@Cleveland.Freenet.Edu
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