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  • JCGrill
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    Smoking in a Dutch oven

    Anyone ever try something like this?

    http://www.dvo.com/recipe_pages/cast...Dutch_Oven.php
  • JCGrill
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    #2
    NOBODY?!?

    I will report back when I do it.

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    • BFlynn
      Charter Member
      • Oct 2014
      • 839
      • Third Coast

      #3
      I'm not sure i understand the directions entirely.....

      But it sounds like I would need 2 cake racks and a pie pan that fit INSIDE my Dutch oven and yet I'm still supposed to have room for meat......

      I'm interested to see your results!

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      • JCGrill
        JCGrill commented
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        It sounds like rack pan rack. First rack leaves room for chips. Pan catches drippings. Second rack gets meat up out of the drippings. Wondering if I can fit BBR's if I roll them up and stand on end.
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      #4
      I do smoke often in Dutch Ovens... couldn't make much kinda sense outta that article, but I'm Rye Cheer to talka bout DO Smokin, if ya would like to have such a conversation.

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      • JCGrill
        JCGrill commented
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        Lots of questions. What do you cook, how long can you cook? I assume that it's going to be light smoke given that replenishment is difficult. What's your set up? Probably a lot more.
    • cgrover60
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      • Mar 2016
      • 382
      • Albuquerque NM

      #5
      Here's a slightly different take on Dutch oven smoking, This is a device available at https://www.campmaid.com/ that I use as a camping "smoker".

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      • JCGrill
        JCGrill commented
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        NO. WAY. That is really cool. Solves several little problems I've been thinking about. Have you run a probe in there to track temp? What have you tried cooking? Could you do a 6 hour cook if you were willing to replenish coals?

      • cgrover60
        cgrover60 commented
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        JCGrill, yes in fact I'm running one food probe in the picture above. I've only done short cooks, in this case chicken thighs. Probably not a good candidate for 6 hours because of the open air design.

      • JCGrill
        JCGrill commented
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        Nevertheless, I'm convinced. Ordered one this evening.
    • FireMan
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      • Jul 2015
      • 7674
      • Bottom of Winnebago

      #6
      When I first read this I thought, how would I fit into a Dutch oven In order to .......... The pics helped.

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      • jfmorris
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        #7
        FireMan coming out of his dutch oven...

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          10000 years can give you such a crick in the neck.

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