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Dutch Oven Size/Weight Question

EgglecticEgglectic Posts: 95
edited August 2011 in EggHead Forum


  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Why not just cook direct? I see no reason to use the platesetter with a dutch oven.

    That said, 9 quarts of one item can weigh considerably more or less than 9 quarts of another. In short, the weight can vary widely depending on what's cooking.
  • TnVolKenTnVolKen Posts: 198
    I use 9 qt Lodge. I also say cook Direct.
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,285
    I have a Lodge 12" 8qt Dutch Oven and the only time I have had a problem with it on the Egg is when I was using a custom made mild steel grate that started to bend under the weight. Otherwise the plate setter, cast iron, and standard porcelain grates have been fine.
    Knoxville, TN
    Nibble Me This
  • EgglecticEgglectic Posts: 95
    edited August 2011
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