[Homeroast] aluminum for roasting
theotherjo at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 09:46:07 CDT 2010
Safe? What does that mean John.
I don't like AI. I don't like it for much at all. Pretty good for conducting
heat and electricity. Cooking anything? I personally would not use it. Too
many other choices out there for me. Just my personal couple of pennies.
PS.I would roast green coffee over a camp fire in a cast iron skillet before
I would use Al for anything. In fact I have done it.
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 7:35 AM, john <drake.john at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> does anyone know if aluminum is a safe metal to have in contact with beans
> at roast temperatures? more specifically, i have an aluminum cookie sheet
> that i'd like to use as sheet metal for parts in fabricating a new drum.
> the drum is cast iron, but i'm thinking of using the aluminum as an exit
> door for the beans.
> however, if that's safe, it's got me thinking about using a turkey frying
> pot as a drum. if it's ok for cookies, is it ok for coffee? ...would be
> much higher temperatures.
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