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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?

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  1. 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

      Yes, no aluminum or non-enameled cast iron.