As an optional device you can order a thicker heat transfer unit, which will work as a fireplace bottom pan. This way you can fry fish, meat, thin pancakes and vegetables. On this so-called fireplace bottom pan it is easy to cook foil wrapped potatoes, any vegetable and even a roast beef. Flaring will broil fast your poultry and steak. Even many delicious desserts will be a success in the FlareSmoker.