frequently asked questions
What can I cook on my COBB® Cooker?
Any food you can imagine! The COBB® Cooker works like a convection oven and stovetop. As a result, your COBB® can cook anything you can cook in a kitchen. Some favourites are pizzas, steaks, whole chickens, bread and roast vegetables. You can even make desserts.
How much charcoal should I use?
The COBB® Cooker uses about 6–10 charcoal briquettes, one CobbleStone or around 300g of charcoal, depending on what you want to cook. You can use more for large pieces of meat and less for baked goods. Usually, one CobbleStone would be needed for a meal, or break it in half for baking.
How do I light my COBB® Cooker?
The COBB® Cooker is simple to light and use.Here are two ways to light your COBB®:
- If you’re using a CobbleStone: The CobbleStone uses rapid ignition technology. All you have to do is hold a flame to it, in which it can take up to a minute to light, and then place it back into the fire grid once ignited.
- If the CobbleStone is old, you can use a small piece of firelighter to get it started. If you’re using charcoal briquettes: Place two or three small pieces of firelighter under the Fire Grid. Ignite them and place briquettes and charcoal over the lit firelighters.
Do not use lighter fluid and or gel in the COBB® Cooker.
Can I use my COBB® Cooker indoors?
No. The COBB® Cooker uses charcoal as a fuel source and produces carbon monoxide, which is poisonous. This can lead to adverse health effects and even death.The COBB® Cooker is safe to use in a sheltered area, such as a balcony or under a patio roof, as long as there are good ventilation and air circulation.
Why does my COBB® Cooker leak liquid out the bottom of the base?
The COBB® Cooker has a built-in moat inside the inner sleeve that can hold liquid to facilitate steaming or cooking. The moat is designed to hold about 200ml of liquid; any more than this will result in excess liquid leaking out the bottom.
How do I clean my COBB®?
The COBB® is dishwasher safe and very simple to clean. Don’t use abrasive pads on certain parts as they could cause damage. For more details, refer to the COBB® User Manual included in your COBB® Cooker box, or download it from the COBB Grill America.The COBB® Cleaner is highly effective at cleaning the COBB®. Ask your local COBB® dealer for more information.
How long can I cook on the COBB® Cooker?
The COBB® Cooker is designed to be economical. With as little as 300g of charcoal, it can be used for up to two hours, depending on the cooking method and amount of food you’re cooking.