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Aluminum Foil ?

Pa_BBQPa_BBQ Posts: 122
edited 12:58AM in EggHead Forum
I got some baby back ribs rubbed down and in the fridge waiting till tomorrow am to put on.

I heard once wrapping meat in foil in the fridge could mess up the taste, is this a wise tail or any truth to it.

Mine are on a pan, covered with aluminum foil, will they be fine?
Large BGE
Meadow Creek TS120 Stick Burner
Stoker, BBQ Guru. 

Erie, Pa. 


  • Seem's like I was reading something recently about how aluminum foil can corrode volcanically, when in contact with acidic foods?
    There was a little photo showing teeny-tiny holes in the foil, where it had touched.
    No idea if it affects the taste though however.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Some folks wrap in plastic wrap then put in foil for the overniter.I really do not know if it makes a difference.Your call. ;)
  • Pa_BBQPa_BBQ Posts: 122
    I am not going to take a chance, I put plastic wrap over the ribs, then some freezer paper then the foil.

    Large BGE
    Meadow Creek TS120 Stick Burner
    Stoker, BBQ Guru. 

    Erie, Pa. 
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    You got it covered.Rest easy! ;)
  • Foil WILL corrode!! As for a taste or anything other…I don’t know.
    I will tent / rest with foil, but I either cover a glass pan with plastic wrap or use a zip-lock bag for any marinade.
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