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An alternative to using aluminium foil in cooking?

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broguemum Sat 25-Oct-08 22:36:55

Can any of you ladies give me a tip on how to cut out use of aluminium foil when cooking? I tend to use it mainly when I bake fish in the oven and want to keep it nice and moist. I know that aluminium production is not exactly environmentally friendly and I just hate the use-once-throw-aawy thing so do you have any tips? TIA.

BBBeeast Sat 25-Oct-08 22:37:52

i do my fish in the oven in a pyrex dish wiht a lid.

BBBeeast Sat 25-Oct-08 22:38:38

also reduced mine by using little plastic pots for sandwiches instead of foil but you may well do that or not have to do lunches.

MrsTittleMouse Sat 25-Oct-08 22:47:33

You can cook fish in paper - but of course you still throw it away. Instead of lining baking trays etc. I use a silicon mat, which saves the foil or paper and is much less work.

broguemum Sun 26-Oct-08 10:33:25

Oooh!! Silicon mats.... sounds interesting. Have some silicon cake forms and they are great.

Will try pyrex with a lid too.

Thanks for the tips.grin

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