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Indirect Cooking

GrumpaGrumpa Posts: 861
edited 7:32AM in EggHead Forum
I just got my BGE a couple of months ago and do not understand how to set it up for indirect cooking using firebricks and where do you get firebricks? Thanks.


  • Bob,
    You can purchase fire bricks at a brick supply yard, or some bigger home improvement stores may have them. Go to the BGE Home page, click on "Links", on the links page find the link to "GFW" Barbecue page and jump to it. Gordon (GFW) has lots of information that will help you with the set-up for fire bricks.

  • Bob, Welcome to the wonderful world of BGE cooking. Gordon (Gfw) has a great site with a bunch of good recipes. I just getting ready to see about brisket. I got mine just in time for the 4th of July. Everybody on this site has been helpfull with whatever your cooking. [p]CWM
  • GfwGfw Posts: 1,598
    <p />Bob, your fun is just beginning. the Firebricks in the picture are set in what is referred to as the standard setup - if you have a large BGE (mine is a medium) you may even want to use 5. The picture came from - Please feel free to wander my website and have fun. Post any questions to the forum and I know you'll get all the help you want - good people here![p]
    [ul][li]Gfw's BBQ[/ul]
  • JJJJ Posts: 951
    Welcome to the forum. We are all here to help. BTW, please change your handle as we already have a Bob registered. Check the visitor profiles to see who is registered and their handles.

  • Tim MTim M Posts: 2,410
    <p />Bob,[p]Indirect is adding anything between the fire and the meat. Drip pans, ceramic, pizza stones etc. This is a typical layout of firebricks in a large BGE.[p]Link below for help[p]Tim
    [ul][li]Tim's BGE[/ul]
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