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drip pan

gdawgs24gdawgs24 Posts: 21
edited February 2012 in Forum List

new to the bge family and just wanted to see if any one had any ideas as far as the drip pan is concerned. i have seen some people set them on the plate setter under the meat with out being covered with aluminum foil. then i have seen some without foil. what is the best way and is there a difference

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,179
    With = no cleaning of pan
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • I go empty drip pan on top of plate setter so I don't have to clean or burn the crap off the plate setter the next time I cook.
    Packerland, Wisconsin

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  • i just cover the plate setter with aluminum foil and throw it away next day or next cook.

     

    XL   Walled Lake, MI

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  • I use a disposable foil pan. Easy cleanup.
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 4,956
    After burning all of my wife's baking pans, I have switched to disposable foil pans. Just toss it and be done with it.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • Disposable foil pan here. They cost just under a dollar a piece. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,339
    Disposable pan that I line with foil.  I reuse the disposable ones a bunch of times.  
    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
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  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    Disposable pan that I line with foil.  I reuse the disposable ones a bunch of times.  
    thats a good idea.
    Cookin in Texas
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  • I glued 4 nuts on the bottom corners of a small cookie sheet that fits inside my place setter.  That way, it sits about 1/2" above the PS.  Then, I cover with foil. I'm cooking a pork shoulder right now, and I hope to use the juices in the pan for adding to the chile sauce for tamales.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,179
    Gary I call foul on that. You can't say that just before lunch man.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • Don't show up before 7 tonight, Mickey.  It won't be ready before then.  :-c
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • PaulTPaulT Posts: 4
    If I use the plate setter, I always put a drip pan on top of it; dry or with liquid.  It makes clean up so much easier.
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  • Disposable. Get the cheap ones. Definitely will save you the hassle of wrapping or cleaning.

     "Where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great, Here's to "Down Home," the Old North State!"

    Med & XL

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  • What about putting sand in the drip pan rather than water? Someone else asked that and I never did see the answer.

    Big Lake, Minnesota

    2X Large BGE, Stokers, Adjustable Rig

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