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What is the permissible way to use a non-kosher toaster oven? My thought process was that, when cooking milk in a meat oven, the covering of the dish and the rack makes it acceptable.

Would covering the food and the rack be enough to cook in a non-kosher toaster oven?

Does the fact that it's a toaster oven change anything?

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AFAIK you're incorrect about milk in a meat oven. CYLOR of course, but if I'm not mistaken the surface you put the milk on must also not have had a meat pot on it, so should be covered by e.g. foil. (We don't rely l'chat'chila that taste doesn't transfer between surfaces without moisture.) –  msh210 Mar 1 '12 at 20:02
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Note also that toaster ovens are very hard to clean completely and that any answer you get below, if it doesn't specify, might be assuming the oven's clean. In any event, as always, CYLOR rather than relying on what you read on this site. –  msh210 Mar 1 '12 at 20:02
    
Double-wrapping in foil suffices for airplanes and at least some catered events I've been to (where the venue wasn't kosher but my meal was). I don't know what would make toaster ovens special, though. –  Monica Cellio Mar 1 '12 at 20:07
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@SethJ, thanks for the info and link. –  msh210 Mar 1 '12 at 21:03

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