There are reasons that offset and indirect are used for smoking. It is used to do long low-temp cooks without drying out the meat and causing it to be shoe leather.
Let's try this on for size. Would you want to be cooked in the sun at 250 degrees for 18 hours and have the blistering or cooked in the shade at 250 degrees and still be moist & plump? (This is not meant as sarcasim just an example)
Red Thermapen & Red Guru DigiQII
Large Big Green Egg adopted 25MAR08
Small Big Green Egg adopted 01JUN08
Last edited by CaptGrumpy; 06-29-2008 at 11:38 PM..