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- ‘Place in a waterbather (baking dish filled with water ¾ the depth of the ramekins) and cover with alfoil.’
- ‘It is also possible that the act of measuring the heat of the alfoil is affecting the measurement…’
- ‘The stones were flattened out and then layers of food placed on with more stones and alfoil in between.’
- ‘Lay half the lemon slices in the alfoil, place the fish on the lemon, put the remaining slices on the top.’
- ‘There is no need to individually wrap your tubes in alfoil or to use parafilm to seal your tubes.’
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