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How many BTU is the Bayou Classic?

How many BTU is the Bayou Classic?

59,000 BTU’s

Bayou Classic SP10 Bayou Classic SP31
Cooking Pot Size Capability 14-in Diameter to 62-qt 12-in Diameter to 44-qt
BTU 59,000 BTU’s 58,000 BTU’s
Weight 13-lbs 14-lbs
Height 12.5-in 12-in

Can you use a pressure canner outside?

– At least one pressure canner manufacturer advises not to can on any outdoor heat source. Your pressure canner can be damaged if the gas burner puts out too much heat.

Can a pressure canner be used on a propane burner?

Excess heat from gas burners Here’s what ALL new Presto and National Canners say in their instruction manuals: ‘Caution: Do not use pressure canner on an outdoor LP [liquid propane] gas burner or gas range over 12,000 BTU’s.

What can you cook on an outdoor burner?

So, for boiling, blanching, or slow simmering – any hot water cooking that heats and steams up the kitchen – now goes on the outdoor burner. Turnip greens, mustard greens and collard greens, green beans, broccoli, and pasta.

Can I use a hot plate for pressure canning?

The main reason is that the high heat can damage pressure canners, especially the newer and thinner aluminum versions. The damage can range from simple warping to severe warping (where the lid might detach) to fusing of the aluminum canner to the LP stove. In all cases the damage will make the canner non-functional.”

What type of stove is best for pressure canning?

In general, gas stoves are desired when canning since it is much quicker to bring the water to temp and easier to maintain constant heat. Pressure Canners: Take note of the BTUs of each individual stove burner – typically there is at least 1 burner that has higher BTUs than the others.

What is the best stove for canning?

Standard coil electric stoves are generally okay for water bath canning. If using a coil top stove: You just want to use flat bottomed canners so that you have even coverage of the heating element. In other words, avoid the “waffle” bottomed canners.

Can you use a single burner for canning?

Guidelines when Selecting a Portable Burner for Canning The burner should be no more than 4 inches smaller than the diameter of your canner. The wattage of electric burners should be about equal to that of a typical household range which is usually 1750W or higher. The BTUs of a gas burner should be 12,000 BTU or less.

How can I make my gas burner hotter?

You can increase the gas volume by removing the handles that control the burner. You will find a screw inside the opening in the stove and adjust the flame with a very small slotted screw driver. The burner will need to be on when doing this to adjust the size of the flame.

Do you need a wok ring?

You don’t have to use a wok ring with a flat-bottom wok but it does help things sizzle and cook with extra oomph. With the grates removed, and the feet positioned as a triad around the burner with the wok ring on top, I hit pay dirt: the flames licked the wok, making the pan even hotter.

Can I use my gas stove without electricity?

In the case of a power outage, you can light the surface burners on your electric ignition gas cooktop or gas/dual fuel range using a match. Hold a lighted match next to the burner, then turn the knob to the low position. Use caution when lighting the burners this way.

What is the best stove for pressure canning?

The Presto 01755 16-Quart Aluminum Pressure Canner and Cooker is our top choice because it is large enough to hold a full batch of jars, but small enough to move when full. For smaller batches, the heavy-duty All American 10.5-Quart Pressure Cooker and Canner is built to last.

Can you use a flat top stove for canning?

Happily, not all is lost for potential canners with flat glass top stoves. You can eliminate the risk of breakage through suction by using a pot with a flat bottom. A light-weight stainless steel stock pot (like this one ) works well as a canning pot and will never seal itself to your stove.

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