Steve Beluch (steve.beluch@SYSLINK.MCS.COM)
Wed, 19 Oct 1994 15:17:28 LCL
S>How is a cardboard box oven done?
S>Can someone please give me an explaination. It seems to
S>be a exciting way to cook.
Carl,it is, and the kids as well as parents get a big kick out of
making them and using them.
Here's the material list:
1 cardboard box ( 2 by 3 foot is perfect)
1 old oven rack or grill rack
1 lrg roll of foil
1 lrg roll of clear oven wrap
4 bricks or coffee cans
4 cheap-o 8 inch foil pie plates
1 oven thermometer
roll of duct tape
To make the oven, cut off the end flaps on both sides and line the
inside with foil. Its best to over lap to the outside about 3 inches and
tape. Next, use the clear oven wrap to seal the top. Again, overlap
the sides by 3 inches and tape. That's it that's the oven.
To use it, mark the demensions of your box on the ground. Then put the
oven rack on the bricks or cans so its off the ground. Then place the
pie pans upside down around the rack (not under, you want indirect heat)
and use a knife to poke holes in the bottoms. Place 6 to 8 pieces of
charcoal on each plate and light. W A I T!!!! After the coals start
to ash you can place your food on the rack, place your thermometer so
you can read it through the See-through top and cover the whole thing
with the "oven". Now its just a matter of baking per your recipe. If
its at night you can use a flashlight through the top to see. If it
gets too hot lift a corner to let out some heat.
Thats all there is I hope you enjoy it and have fun.
Steve Beluch - Des Plaines Valley Council
Direct E-Mail: steve.beluch@SYSLINK.mcs.com
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