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Can anyone recommend a one-burner solution (Wok/Disco)?

Thanks GTM,

I actually hadn't moved forward yet with purchasing the wok burner yet... I purchased a Disc-It and am having it custom designed - should be here in a couple of weeks. I'll try cooking on that with a wok and see how it does.

I really appreciate your input. I had seen the Thaichef burner set-up, which seemed nice, but a bit pricey. I've also purchased from Tejas Smokers before - they are a good company. I wasn't aware they sold burners - I'll have to check them out.

Ken

Sep 19, 2012
krivera1 in Cookware

recommendations for backyard smoker

I have been using a vertical propane smoker for a few years. Very simple to use, holds even temperature without having to monitor it closely (kinda set it and forget it).

I have used Smoke Hollow and Landmann smokers - they're not really rocket science and all are pretty good. There are some pretty good deals going on at Amazon right now if you have an Amazon Visa Card (20% discount). I would recommend this unit for you for about $160 shipped:

http://www.amazon.com/Camp-Chef-18-In...

Jun 07, 2012
krivera1 in Cookware

Beautiful new coffee grinder woes...

I also have a Solis Maestro grinder. I always had problems with static. Solis was eventually bought (I think) by Baratza. They released a revised grounds cup which has a special coating inside of it to prevent static. I purchased a replacement from them for $10 and woallah! no more static. Here's the link in case you're interested:

http://www.baratza.com/cgi-bin/commer...

Jun 07, 2012
krivera1 in Cookware

recommendations for backyard smoker

The 20% discount is for Amazon Visa Cardholders only and is not valid for Weber products...

Jun 07, 2012
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What Kitchen Scale Do Chefs Use At Home?

Here's the one I use:

http://www.amazon.com/Ozeri-Professio...

Very nice, thin, compact... Not too expensive...

Jun 07, 2012
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Can anyone recommend a one-burner solution (Wok/Disco)?

Thanks for the recommendation... The paella burner looks very similar to the Disc-It burner that I had posted above - not sure if the burner would work well for high temp wok cooking...

Maybe others users might have some more ideas?

Jun 01, 2012
krivera1 in Cookware

Can anyone recommend a one-burner solution (Wok/Disco)?

Hi group,

I am looking to buy an outdoor burner to be used for high-temperature wok cooking, as well as medium temperature disco cooking. For those of you not familiar with a disco it is a very large flat cast-iron disc (like a wok, but used more for fajitas, tacos, etc. - I have attached a photo for those of you unfamiliar).

I've been reading the threads and looking at MANniu and Rambo burners - obviously great choices for wok cooking. I'm just not sure if they would work well with the disco.

There are companies like Disc-It which make discos and a very nice burner to go with it (see here: http://www.disc-it.com/), but I'm not sure their burners are hot enough to get that high temp wok hay flavor. Also, their burners seem to have a wider distribution of flame to heat up the much larger surface area of the disco (unlike the wok burners which seem to concentrate the flame in the center).

Does anybody have a recommendation on a versatile burner which could do double duty for both?

Thanks!

Jun 01, 2012
krivera1 in Cookware