I know the papers keep the cake moist and makes them look pretty. But I don't have them at home right now and I want to make a few cupcakes. Is it okay if I pour the batter directly into the well greased pans?
Jason Fox, executive chef of San Francisco's Commonwealth, grills meat on cedar paper—it gives the food a smoky, wood-grilled flavor. He recommends getting cedar paper online or at your local Asian grocery.