Aluminum foil is a staple accessory in every baker’s kitchen. While it is safe to bake with aluminum foil, I don’t recommend putting the foil to line the bottom of your oven. Do not use anything metal, pots pans etc. You can use aluminum foil U shld buy a toaster oven and a hotplate or plug in single burner. Using aluminum foil as an oven liner can also cause the following issues: Using foil on oven racks can disrupt heat distribution in the … Also twist ties or anything with a foil wrapping is dangerous to use. What do you think? And is there a workaround? Sent by Rob Editor: Any convection oven users out there? Use the metal tray in the same way you would use a shallow baking pan or baking tray. U can use foil in an oven but not a microwave. What’s the deal there? Get mircowave safe dishes. If you're using an oven with a Convection mode and you are NOT using a Microwave mode at the same time, it's perfectly fine to use aluminum foil. Microwave convection ovens can use metal and foil safely during the convection cooking.Metal (aluminum foil) can be safely used in a microwave but certain guidelines must be followed to prevent damage to the oven. The problem is in microwave ovens because metals will block the microwaves, and in some situations can cause arcing. You will avoid possible heat damage to your oven. On models with two rack positions: Use the lower rack clips for cooking on one level; Use the top clips for two level baking Put food or oven-safe cookware directly on the metal tray to convection bake, warm or toast. Q: I have a convection oven and I want to roast garlic and potatoes (separately), but the oven instructions say they don’t recommend using foil. It will cause a fire or worse explode. DO NOT use aluminum foil in a microwave! The following describes the proper use: Aluminum foil is used to shield portions of a food item to prevent overcooking. 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