[Sca-cooks] Bronze Cookware
Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps
dephelps at embarqmail.com
Sat Aug 28 12:28:51 PDT 2010
The brazier and candle sticks they have look rather nice and quite usable as
the do not have to be food safe.
Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.
To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like
administering medicine to the dead.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Johnna Holloway" <johnnae at mac.com>
To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 28, 2010 3:16 PM
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Bronze Cookware
> They may do bronze ware but they do so with this warning
> WARNING!! Do NOT use Bronze for Cooking!!
> Although the items cast in Bronze look wonderful and, truth to tell are
> more historically accurate for early periods, you MUST NOT use them for
> cooking if you're going to eat the food.
> The bronze is an alloy containing mainly copper and tin, but also has up
> to 5% lead and does NOT conform to modern cookware requirements.
> Please be aware that there is a serious risk of VERDIGRIS poisoning from
> the copper and lead is not something you want to be ingesting either.
> Only use cast-iron if you're going to consume the food you make; if
> you're demonstrating then Bronze is fine.
> They actually endorse using aluminum in another place on their site
> because it weighs less.
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