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Question re: cooking multiple butts...

GriffinGaDawgGriffinGaDawg Posts: 332
edited 5:46PM in EggHead Forum
I'm cooking 5 butts (approx. 30 lbs)would it be a problem if I stacked them on top of each other...re: touching each other? Would it alter the time needed to cook (re: longer)? Thanks.

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  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    Hey Dawg,I did these 6 butts on my XL.The first one was done in 11hrs,and the last one came off in 14.5hrs.I had 5 on the bottom,then a small grid with the 6th butt on top :)

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  • It might extend your cook time a bit. You can stand them on end or sides, that's what I had to do to get 5 on a single grid. It didn't seem to matter much far as the cook. They touched in the beginning but when they shrank there was no touching.
  • Big'unBig'un Posts: 5,909
    Hey Ted, Great seeing you Sunday! What we do when we have a lot of meat, we stand them up on end and lean into each other like a teepee. Then, we skewer them together with as much space between to allow for even and fast cooking, while still staying sturdy. It really works well. HTH.
  • Dats a lot of butt Doug. Doing 4 on the XL tomorrow nite. B)
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