How do you drain tofu without paper towels?

Chef's answer
Is there a less wasteful method of pressing tofu than using paper towels? Yes, you can use a muslin cloth, cheesecloth, or kitchen towels instead of paper towels. I've also re-used the same paper towels to press tofu (I squeeze out the extra water and lay them flat to dry out).Mar 3, 2020
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Yes, you can cook the bacon in the microwave without the use of paper. However, this requires a bit of ingenuity and increased potential for a microwave mess. You have to lay a microwaveable plate in the microwave, and then place a microwave safe bowl upside down on top of plate.21 Jan 2021
What's so special about paper towels? We swear, paper towels really are the key here. They soak up all that extra grease as the bacon cooks in the microwave so you end up with bacon that is anything but soggy. No globs of gross, pathetic bacon here.
Yes, you can cook the bacon in the microwave without the use of paper. However, this requires a bit of ingenuity and increased potential for a microwave mess. You have to lay a microwaveable plate in the microwave, and then place a microwave safe bowl upside down on top of plate.21 Jan 2021
Most paper towels are microwave safe. In fact, you can use a paper towel to cover some foods so they don't spit during cooking or reheating. ... Recycled paper towels, paper towels with printing, and brown paper bags should not be used as they pose a potential safety hazard.
A majority of the fatty grease will run down the side of the bowl onto the plate. When you cook bacon in a microwave without using paper towels, you can make delicious and healthy pieces that are extra crispy. Done side about this method is that the bacon tends to spit grease onto the inside of the microwave.21 Jan 2021
Is there a less wasteful method of pressing tofu than using paper towels? Yes, you can use a muslin cloth, cheesecloth, or kitchen towels instead of paper towels. I've also re-used the same paper towels to press tofu (I squeeze out the extra water and lay them flat to dry out).Mar 3, 2020
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