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how is my dinner going to be?

dougemsmacksdougemsmacks Posts: 152
edited 3:11AM in EggHead Forum
I am trying leg quarters low and slow, on an adjustable rig I am running 240 deg. been cooking for an hour and a half, I am aiming for 180deg. Coated with DP shakin the tree and pepper, I have a small metal pan so it is indirect. A is this going to be good or B I amI cooking a frozen pizza: You decide :silly:


  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    I am pretty sure that it will be eatible ;) I normally go direct at 250-300,but I am always learning.Please let us know how they turn out :whistle: I just hope that the skin doesn't taste rubbery :sick: Good luck man :)
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    I'm going with pretty good, but IMP dark meat turns out better cooked in the 400* range until 190* or so.

    It will still be good.
  • Get your temp up ASAP or plan on rubbering skin.
    350-500. A metal pan is not indirect.
    These were cooked 350 direct.
    They finished indirect with dinner rolls.
    I don't like the skin eggcept on wings so doesn't matter.


  • you can render the fat at low temp and have good meat but crispy skin is not going to happen below 350° and if there is fat in the metal pan it is going to smoke or flare up... get your gloves take out the pan, watch for flare ups and flash back and crank it up... since they have been on so long you might remove them [and the grease pan] go up to 500+ and get crispy
  • I have tried low and slow and I still don't quite get
    it, but I try, and today I figured the skin is negotiable if I can get the meat right and FLAVORFUL. I am still trying to learn and don't want to ask too many times but I do want some good eats. It my be too far into it to change but the next eggsperiment I will heed the advise
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