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Mini-movies — It's This Easy To Cook With The Spanek Vertical Roaster!
We have prepared a series of downloadable mini-movies that show you the fine points of cooking with the Spanek Vertical Roaster. They are available in high-bandwidth versions for cable and DSL downloads, as well as in lower-bandwith versions for downloading over a dial-up connection. Just click the movie demo below for the version you wish to watch! Enjoy the show! (If you need to download an updated version of the QuickTime viewer, you can find the latest versions here.)
With our thanks to Merle Ellis ("The Butcher") — a Spanek Vertical Roaster partner, advocate, and friend — for joining us on all our vertical adventures over the years. Enjoy Merle's presence in these mini-movies!
- Mounting the Bird on the Roaster
Easy, easy, easy! Once you mount the bird you are one-third of the way to the best poultry you've ever tasted! Click and learn how to start.
- The Secret of the Wires
Why does our turkey roaster have 10 wires while our chicken roaster has only eight? Here's the answer!
- Cooking Times
Cooking vertically saves time — here's how!
- Preparing the Basic Chicken
It's as easy as 1-2-3 — we promise! Prepare, cook, and carve. Healthy, flavorful, juicy — and done in half the time!
- Preparing Vertical Duck
Again, as easy as 1-2-3! Let us show you how to add duck to your menu.
- Classic Vertical Turkey with Stuffing
Yes, it fits in the oven! This will be the best turkey you have ever eaten, guaranteed, and the quickest one you have ever cooked: It cooks in only 2 hours!
- Take Two!
Here's how to prepare two turkeys or two chickens at once! Entertaining a large group? We make it simple, quick, and efficient! And poultry is the best buy in your meat case all year round.
- Carving Your Vertical Chicken
Vertical carving is the "3" of our 1-2-3 easy preparation. You will not believe how simple it can be! You have got to see this.
- Carving Your Vertical Turkey
Turkey too! It carves vertically, just like it cooks. This makes an impressive platter presentation — and it's so simple to do.
- Game Hen — A Great Entertainment Hit
There is no easier way to entertain guests than with Cornish game hens. Impress every time! Cornish game hens are so simple to prepare, and people love them.
- Vertical Skewers
Prepare an entire meal all at once. While your chicken is roasting, skewer up some corn and potatoes, letting them roast and steam right with your chicken. Great for kabobs, chops, hot dogs, appetizers — just about anything.
- ...On your Weber
Learn how to set up your original Weber BBQ for vertical cooking. You will be amazed at how easy it is ... and you won't believe the flavor!
- ...On your gas grill
Vertical cooking on the BBQ is simple, easy, and the best darn poultry you'll ever have. Once you try a Spanek vertically-grilled bird, you'll never turn back!
- ...On your Genesis
The bird basically cooks itself! Prepare it, put it on the grill . . . No rotating or flipping required!
- What about on a clay cooker, Puma, Cajun slow cooker ...?
You bet! You can use the Spanek Vertical Roaster on any BBQ. Gas or electric, Cajun Smokers, Kamados — even Texas Barrel BBQs!