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spatchcock

awmawm Posts: 181
Cooked a spatchock and veggies tonight, turned out awesome. I swear I like the egg more every time I use it. 

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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,528
    And it will only get better. Nice beer can raised grid.
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  • awmawm Posts: 181
    I tried to find some stainless steel bolts this evening to make a set up for raised direct but couldn't find any. I figured the cans could get me through until I did find some. This was my first raised direct cook. My other spatchcocks have been indirect. I like this way so I can put the vegetables under the chicken.
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 8,299
    Looks nice. Like the veggie drip pan. 
    Awhile ago grand kids complained about the rub used, so we left one side "naked". Since then we usually rub with two different rubs, variety is good. 
    Delta B.C. - Move over coffee, this is job for alcohol!
  • This looks amazing! I am a brand new egg owner, just put her together today....how do you do the beer can raised rack? What does the drip pan sit on?
  • awmawm Posts: 181
    This looks amazing! I am a brand new egg owner, just put her together today....how do you do the beer can raised rack? What does the drip pan sit on?
    All I done was got another grill rack from Lowes, put the cans on top of my regular rack and then the new rack on top of the cans, so then the pan just sat on the lower rack. I plan on doing what this link says just so it will be more convenient. http://winnipeggheads.com/2013/02/18/how-to-make-a-home-made-raised-grid-for-a-large-big-green-egg/
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,650
    Hey @BulldogNation glad to have you on board, finally. How long did it take you to get your Egg once you asked me about it? :D If you only have one grate right now, you can rest the beer cans on the edge of the fire ring and sit it on top of that. You don't need a drip pan when doing raised direct, although some people use one because the fat dripping on teh fire can make it too smokey for some.

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  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 2,127

    @awm, I'd be surprised if you couldn't find SS hardware at either Home Depot or Lowes.

    Ask for them, maybe a sales person can help you.

    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
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