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Large Egg Capacity? butts

MarkMark Posts: 295
edited 1:07PM in EggHead Forum
I have a large party next weekend and I need to start getting ready. Planning on cooking boston butts but I need a general idea of how much I can cook at one time. I have a large egg, thanks in advance.


  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    <p />Mark,
    Four butts is easy with some sort of grid extender. Here's a photo:[p]TNW

    The Naked Whiz
  • MarkMark Posts: 295
    Do you rotate the butts during the cook or keep them the same? Are those about 4lbs each?
  • BlueSmokeBlueSmoke Posts: 1,678
    Mark,[p]Squeezing, pushing and cajoling, I've gotten 36 pounds (5 pieces) of shoulder onto a large. After an hour, they'd shrunk enough that I could turn and reposition them.[p]Ken
  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    Those were 8 pound butts when I started. I didn't move them a bit. Low and slow with a thermometer in one of them and I pulled them when the thermometer said done. They came out just great.[p]TNW

    The Naked Whiz
  • The Naked Whiz, WoW, youve got a merker on yous that says "Done" !! Hue-wee, I need one of those... HaHaHa

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