I'm doing a prime rib this weekend for Father's Day and I want to make ChefJJ's au jus, wondering if 6 cups of liquid in the smoker is going to give me problems with keeping AMNPS lit? I have never used water in the smoker yet. Does anyone heat the broth before dumping in pan in the smoker to keep temps up?
JJ's au jus questions
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Typically the Au Jus will be above the AMNPS. Airflow should send the moisture up towards the vent and not have an impact on the AMNPS. I haven't had any problems in my electric "ECB"
I haven't heard anyone specifically say they preheat the liquid, but it would help reduce the temp. drop.