Baking Plank Q & A
Q. Can I use my grilling planks in the oven?
A. Yes! Make sure to put the grilling plank in a shallow baking dish to catch drippings.
Q. Do I need to soak my grilling plank if I’m going to bake with it?
A. Yes, soaking the plank will create steam from the heat of the oven, and that’s how the cedar flavor will be carried into your food.
*Make sure to soak your plank for at least one hour before using it in the oven.
Q. Will my food taste smoky if I bake with grilling planks?
A. No, in the oven, your planked dish will steam, but it should not smoke. This will still conduct lots of wood flavor into your food.
Q. What can you plank in the oven?
A. Whatever you want to cook. Some of our favorites are chicken, turkey and salmon.
Try our Oven-Planked Chicken Recipe
Putting your chicken on grilling plank as it bakes in the oven is an easy way to add lots more flavor to your bird with minimal effort. This recipe calls for halving the chicken before roasting, but leaving the bird whole works well too, especially when it's stuffed with lemons and herbs. Read more...