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Topic: Wokking Help (6 msgs / 85 lines)
1) From: Jason Brooks
All ya'll who've wok roasted, I need your sage advice.
Tonight, I did my second wok roast.  My first was some time ago.  
Roasted about 1/4# Mexico Oaxaca Organic - Finco El Olivio to city+.  I 
roasted it over the gas sidburner of my grill.  The problem I had was 
scorching, which is leading me to believe the wok is too thin.  What's 
the thickness of your wok/skillet used for roasting?  Anyone using cast 
iron?  I also had the idea that cast iron might work - it's thick (=no 
hot spots) and holds heat well.  But what about tempering, et al?  
Better use one dedicated for coffee instead of ruining the bacon/sausage?
Thanks,
Jason
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2) From: miKe mcKoffee
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14 gauge (or heavier) plain carbon steel wok. While I haven't used a cast
iron pan/pot for roasting I suspect it'd be less responsive to heat changes
holding heat too well.
FWIW I wouldn't worry about coffee oils hurting the flavor of bacon, could
even be quite good. But don't think I'd go for roasting coffee in bacon fat!
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3) From: Dennis & Marjorie True
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Never thought about a cast iron pan....might try that one day. anyone 
ever tried it?
Dennis
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4) From: Eddie Dove
Is that what people are referring to when the talk about using a Cajun Pot?
Eddie
On 8/29/06, Dennis & Marjorie True  wrote:
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5) From: Brian Kamnetz
Pecan Jim is the expert in this area. I seem to recall him in the past
saying that the wok should be the thickness of a nickel.
Brian
On 8/29/06, Jason Brooks  wrote:
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6) From: jim gundlach
My wok is about the thickness of a nickel.
    Pecan Jim
On Aug 29, 2006, at 7:32 PM, Jason Brooks wrote:
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