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tigersmom Jun 30, 2007 08:29 PM

I am going to make a Lemon Meringue Pie and the recipe calls for cooking the filling (egg yolks, sugar, lemon juice etc..) in a non-reactive saucepan. What does that mean? Can anyone help me?

  1. weinstein5 Jun 30, 2007 08:57 PM

    It means material that will not interact with the acid of the lemon juice - so preferably stainless steel or even teflon coated pan - anything that is not aluminum -

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    1. re: weinstein5
      Becca Porter Jul 1, 2007 12:53 PM

      Yes, no aluminum or non-enameled cast iron.

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