+
Cookware

Can anyone recommend a one-burner solution (Wok/Disco)?

krivera1 | Jun 1, 201208:20 AM     145

Hi group,

I am looking to buy an outdoor burner to be used for high-temperature wok cooking, as well as medium temperature disco cooking. For those of you not familiar with a disco it is a very large flat cast-iron disc (like a wok, but used more for fajitas, tacos, etc. - I have attached a photo for those of you unfamiliar).

I've been reading the threads and looking at MANniu and Rambo burners - obviously great choices for wok cooking. I'm just not sure if they would work well with the disco.

There are companies like Disc-It which make discos and a very nice burner to go with it (see here: http://www.disc-it.com/), but I'm not sure their burners are hot enough to get that high temp wok hay flavor. Also, their burners seem to have a wider distribution of flame to heat up the much larger surface area of the disco (unlike the wok burners which seem to concentrate the flame in the center).

Does anybody have a recommendation on a versatile burner which could do double duty for both?

Thanks!

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

Invite a friend to chime in on this discussion.

Email a Friend

More from Chowhound

10 Herbal Lemonades to Upgrade Your Summer Picnic
Food News

10 Herbal Lemonades to Upgrade Your Summer Picnic

by Pamela Vachon | Recall that scene in “Bridesmaids” when Kristen Wiig’s character is handed a pink lemonade en route...

11 Ways to Sip (and Eat!) Sweet Tea This Summer
Recipe Round-Ups

11 Ways to Sip (and Eat!) Sweet Tea This Summer

by Joey Skladany | You're not considered a real Southerner unless you take your tea extra sweet. We're not talking three...

Rosé All Day: Here's How Your Favorite Wine Is Actually Made
Explainers

Rosé All Day: Here's How Your Favorite Wine Is Actually Made

by Dan Koday | Pale pink in color, rosé looks pretty divine submerged in a half-melted ice bucket drenched by sunlight...

As the Heat Turns Up, the Reds Cool Down: Your Guide to Drinking Red Wine This Summer
Guides

As the Heat Turns Up, the Reds Cool Down: Your Guide to Drinking Red Wine This Summer

by Maryse Chevriere | Poor wine. Beloved as you are, you never can seem to completely shake the nagging stereotype that...

See what's new!

View latest discussions ›

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.