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Offline csubi

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Tin foil tears most times... any alternatives?
« on: June 23, 2017, 06:09:53 pm »
I have hear rumors of silicone grill mat style pouches.  Apparently for steaming.  Anyone know if these exist?

Any other ideas?

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Offline GusRobin

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Re: Tin foil tears most times... any alternatives?
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2017, 06:50:29 pm »
what are you using it for when it tears.
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Offline csubi

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Re: Tin foil tears most times... any alternatives?
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2017, 11:48:09 pm »
Steaming the ribs
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Offline Johnny

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Re: Tin foil tears most times... any alternatives?
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2017, 05:12:47 am »
Have you tried the heavy duty tin foil?

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Re: Tin foil tears most times... any alternatives?
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2017, 05:59:01 am »
Wrap them looser. It doesn't have to be wrapped tight, just sealed. I wrap the ribs loosely with the first layer and tighter with a second layer.
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Offline Roget

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Re: Tin foil tears most times... any alternatives?
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2017, 02:36:18 pm »
I use the heavy duty Reynolds Wrap, and like GusRobin says, wrap loosely.
Very seldom get a leak.
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Offline Habanero Smoker

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Re: Tin foil tears most times... any alternatives?
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2017, 02:22:27 am »
When are they tearing; when you wrap or when you are taking them off the trays?

If they are tearing when you take them off the tray, as mentioned earlier double wrap them. When you double wrap, the outer layer may stick the rack and tear, but the inner layer will stay in tack, so you won't loose your juices. If they are tearing when you wrap, I always wrap that first layer taunt. Tight enough, but not that tight that the bones will tear through; and you also need to be careful with the second layer. I warp that layer a little tighter.

Or you can use disposable pans, and foil over the top.

 


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Offline csubi

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Re: Tin foil tears most times... any alternatives?
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2017, 01:32:59 am »
Thanks everyone.  Appreciate the feedback
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