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HELP! Out of parchment paper

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bite bite May 8, 2007 08:05 PM

Just started making biscotti and realize that I don't have parchment paper (or waxed paper). Ricipe balls for doing the first bake on parchment paper. Could I get away with aluminum foil? Buttered cookie tin? Buttered and floured cookie tin? Any recs appreciated.

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    bite bite May 8, 2007 08:28 PM

    K -- deep breath -- just found this other post which says everything okay if I just grease the cookie sheet.

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/28520...

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      cimui May 8, 2007 08:28 PM

      I seem to recall my mother once making do with regular notebook paper when she was in a similar situation.

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        Densible May 8, 2007 08:36 PM

        me too- I think she buttered one side of it.....

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          OldDog May 8, 2007 08:39 PM

          Mine would lightly oil a clean brown paper bag.

        2. geminigirl May 9, 2007 12:50 PM

          Foil is fine

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            bite bite May 9, 2007 01:48 PM

            Thanks everyone for your thoughts. Love the various mom-remedies. I ended up just buttering up the pan and everything worked out gang-busters.

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