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Recovery time after adding meat

Ron_LRon_L Posts: 163
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
I just put a 5 lb boneless rib roast into my large Egg. The Egg was stable at 275 for about 45 minutes prior to putting the meat in. When I put in the meat and two russet potatoes the dome temp dropped to about 180 and slowly recovered to 275 in about 30 minutes.[p]So... Here's my question. Does that recovery time count as cooking time? In other words, I had planned on two hours for the roast. Is it going to be two hours from when I put it in or two hours from when the temp was back to 275 again? I know that the meat is done when its done, but I am using the time estimate to plan the rest of the meal.[p]...ron

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