Originally Posted by Peddler
Hello ... a newbie here.
I have a question that has prob been answered in here somewhere as I have read 500 pages of the 600 plus so far.
Everyone says to remove the tan liner...no one says exactly why. Is it one of the things that is like you can't fish in a crawdad hole or what is exactly the reason. Not trying to be a smart a** just want to know the reason behind it ... Is it just being overly cautious?
Thanks for any answers.
As the liner heats up, especially at the bottom where the charcoal burns, it could off-gas some nasty components. It is a food safety issue.