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Dutch oven on Egg? or other

MawgerMawger Posts: 40
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum

Husband swears that if he cooks a beef roast in a DO and puts it on a propane burner that it

is no different than putting the DO on the Egg.  I need answers from experts.  I explained that on the

Egg it would cook from all sides evenly....his comment is "the DO spreads the heat".  If you cook a

pot roast in a DO, how do you cook it? 

Comments

  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,296
    Tell him that he won't get any smoke flavor on it from a propane burner.

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 14,050

    As Griffin said: No smoke flavor.

    Just cook it indirect in the egg ((((( with-out a lid on the DO )))))......

    If your DO has legs fine, if not just be sure it is not sitting directly on the indirect stone (needs a little air between).

    I would use the oven before propane.

    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini.... 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015

  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,321
    The DO does spread some heat but not as good as an enclosed egg.


    +10000 with what Mickey said.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • misumisu Posts: 213
    With the lid on the DO there's probably not much difference but take the lid off towards the end and taste the magic of the egg
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 15,859
    sear it on the gasser then cook it lid off on the egg, i can still remember the days my mom cooked it in a pot on a stove burner
    :))

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  • GLWGLW Posts: 178

    Cooking with a CI DO on the egg has been one of the most enjoyable successes i've had cooking.  I love soups and stews and nothing compares to a stew cooked in CI on an egg! 

    A whole chicken or a pot roast is incredible on the egg.

    When in doubt add more pepper.
  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 677
    Mickey said:

    As Griffin said: No smoke flavor.

    Just cook it indirect in the egg ((((( with-out a lid on the DO )))))......

    If your DO has legs fine, if not just be sure it is not sitting directly on the indirect stone (needs a little air between).

    I would use the oven before propane.

    Mickey,
    Egrets chili recipe says to put DO directly on the platesetter. I did so and it turned out fine. Is there supposed to be space between the two?
  • Lowflyer said:

    As Griffin said: No smoke flavor.

    Just cook it indirect in the egg ((((( with-out a lid on the DO )))))......

    If your DO has legs fine, if not just be sure it is not sitting directly on the indirect stone (needs a little air between).

    I would use the oven before propane.

    Mickey, Egrets chili recipe says to put DO directly on the platesetter. I did so and it turned out fine. Is there supposed to be space between the two?
    I also cooked my chili in the DO sitting on the plate setter with legs down.
    Brandon, MS
  • FockerFocker Posts: 1,472
    Lowflyer said:

    As Griffin said: No smoke flavor.

    Just cook it indirect in the egg ((((( with-out a lid on the DO )))))......

    If your DO has legs fine, if not just be sure it is not sitting directly on the indirect stone (needs a little air between).

    I would use the oven before propane.

    Mickey, Egrets chili recipe says to put DO directly on the platesetter. I did so and it turned out fine. Is there supposed to be space between the two?

    Never tried egret's chili, but it is best to create an air gap inbetween any cooking vessel for a little insurance.  That is why I prefer the DOs with legs.  Just plop down on the platesetter.
    Brandon
    Quad Cities
    "The most important ingredient in cooking is restraint."--Chris Bianco

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