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- Joined Sep 7, 2013
I cook with the fat toward the heat for protection. I've tried it both ways and the fat toward the heat gives a better result: sometimes that's fat side up (my Kettle and indirect heat); fat side down in my WSM.Never, ever, cook with the fat side down, always fat side up!
In a pepper pooper it will depend whether the roast is directly over the heating element or off to the side for indirect heating from above.