[Sca-cooks] Copper cookware prevents food poisoning
phlip at 99main.com
Mon Jul 16 15:47:46 PDT 2012
Yeah, the components of verdigris can be pretty poisonous.
Copper, when used in cookware, has its benefits, but there are also
drawbacks, aside from poisoning from verdigris. It is often used to
beat egg whites- the copper makes the meringue fluffier. And, there
are people who swear by it for making, among other things, applesauce.
However, there are very good reasons it is tinned, including what it
can do to flavors. I strongly suggest you do more research, before you
spend any amount of money on copperware.
On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 3:41 PM, Daniel Myers
<dmyers at medievalcookery.com> wrote:
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> From: galefridus at optimum.net
>> Date: Mon, July 16, 2012 2:04 pm
>> A study that I found in a science newsletter that I subscribe to. Now I'll have to try to find some reasonably priced copper cookware to experiment with.
>> -- Galefridus
> Note that just because copper cookware is bad for bacteria doesn't mean
> that using it would be good for people.
> - Doc
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