So many recipes in this book of mine call for a broiling pan and yet I cant a broiling pan and a cooling rack with a cookie sheet underneath?.
If you don't have a broiler pan (hand rubbed with vegetable oil for preventing sticking) use a foil lined, rimmed baking sheet with a bakers rack, also hand rubbed.
Getting Your Broil On; Sheet Pan vs. Broiler Pan; The Fat Problem; Stuck to You — If you find that your food tends to stick to the rack, or sag and droop between.
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If you don't own a broiler pan, this is a great improvised way to cook a Place the baking sheet on the remaining rack and set your oven to.
It's possible that the recipe author was going for insulation from the heat of the oven's element/flames on the bottom. This would give you more cooking by.