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Urgent! Is it safe to wrap and cook a turkey breast in plastic wrap and foil?

I would like to try Torrisi's recipe in the NYT - you can read the procedure here: http://www.nytimes.com..., but I just wasn't sure if standard Saran wrap could stand up to 250 degrees. I read that the foil serves as protective insulation to transmit the heat without melting the plastic but just didn't want to have Thanksgiving riding on this theory!

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Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 2 years ago

I'd probably use industrial strength (i.e. restaurant quality) plastic wrap -- only unfortunate thing is that you usually have to buy a great big thing of it. Any chance you know someone with a restaurant and could borrow what you need?

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