To whomever invented aluminum foil.. my taste buds thank you

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To whomever invented aluminum foil.. my taste buds thank you

Post by OrangeDragon » Mon Aug 04, 2014 6:48 pm

Improvised smoker from local grill using coat hangers and aluminum foil:

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Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:52 pm

Looks good!
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Re: To whomever invented aluminum foil.. my taste buds thank

Post by JBTrain » Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:15 pm

Pot inside of a pot, wood chips between them, foil to seal the top lid, works just dandy on a stove top as well. I often smoke chicken livers that way.
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Post by OrangeDragon » Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:30 pm

Good idea JB... because that one, despite working well, sort of self destructed itself in the food retrieval process.
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Post by khmerinade » Sun Aug 10, 2014 5:06 am

Not bad looking ribs considering your setup.. Hey, whenever you are interested in eating some slow smoked ribs, let me know and we can have a little cookout and some beer. These are the ribs i smoked a few weeks ago and a few pieces of chicken. (no bbq sauce added)

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Post by Francis » Sat Aug 16, 2014 1:35 am

OrangeDragon wrote:
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Necessity is the mother of invention. Looks good that thing.

But that’s a hot smoker, right ? Any ideas how to create a cold smoker and what kind of wood are you using ? Is beech, spruce or fir wood available ? Have you ever seen affordable sodium nitrite or potassium nitrate. I’ve seen it here in a supermarket but the price is just crazy ($ 30 for 5 ? kg - shouldn't be more than $ 13 for 10 kg) .
Und der Haifisch der hat Tränen
Und die laufen vom Gesicht
Doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser
So die Tränen sieht man nicht

In der Tiefe ist es einsam
Und so manche Träne fliesst
Und so kommt es dass das Wasser
In den Meeren salzig ist
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Re: To whomever invented aluminum foil.. my taste buds thank

Post by khmerinade » Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:12 am

Francis wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:
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Necessity is the mother of invention. Looks good that thing.

But that’s a hot smoker, right ? Any ideas how to create a cold smoker and what kind of wood are you using ? Is beech, spruce or fir wood available ? Have you ever seen affordable sodium nitrite or potassium nitrate. I’ve seen it here in a supermarket but the price is just crazy ($ 30 for 5 ? kg - shouldn't be more than $ 13 for 10 kg) .
I've got a proper smoker that i usually keep around 225F when i'm smoking meat. I use charcoal and some of the wood that is cut into small strips for local open fire cooking. I'm not sure what kind of wood it is, but it's usually super hard wood.

I've looked for curing salt/sodium nitrite here to make bacon, and I haven't been able to find it. What store did you see it in?
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Re: To whomever invented aluminum foil.. my taste buds thank

Post by Francis » Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:40 am

khmerinade wrote: What store did you see it in?
Hi Khmerinade, name of the supermarket is Chao San Hok on road 6 (Wat Bo area), about 300 meters after the bridge to your right (that would be in Siem Reap - sorry, I'm in SR. PP-no idea) .

P.S: for making ham (see picture to know what I mean http://www.metzgerei-steiner.it/images/ ... rspeck.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;)
the temperature may not exceed 60 F (cold smoker) and that is the biggest problem here in Cambodia with surrounding temps of around 91 F.
Und der Haifisch der hat Tränen
Und die laufen vom Gesicht
Doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser
So die Tränen sieht man nicht

In der Tiefe ist es einsam
Und so manche Träne fliesst
Und so kommt es dass das Wasser
In den Meeren salzig ist
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Post by StroppyChops » Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:33 am

khmerinade wrote:I use charcoal and some of the wood that is cut into small strips for local open fire cooking. I'm not sure what kind of wood it is, but it's usually super hard wood.
It's probably teak.
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Re: To whomever invented aluminum foil.. my taste buds thank

Post by beaker » Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:24 pm


- Never cook, heat up, or place hot food on aluminum foil. Use foil only to store cold food in the refrigerator, or to wrap cold sandwiches.
-Avoid storing tomatoes, citrus fruits, or spices in foil.
-Never use aluminum pots or cooking utensils. Instead, invest in stainless steel pots and pans.

The researchers found dangerously high levels of aluminum in foods after being cooked, reheated, and even cooled on aluminum foil. The cause for alarm is that when aluminum accumulates in the body, it can lead to osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s.
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