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Beginner question

NewbieNewbie Posts: 33
edited 2:16PM in EggHead Forum
I never cooked with drip pan before. Does it go directly on the grid or on the coals? Thanks.


  • nikkignikkig Posts: 514
    The drip pan goes directly on the grid. You can either use another grid to put your food above the drip pan, or use a v-rack sitting directly in the drip pan.

  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    nikkig, "You can either use another grid to put your food above the drip pan
    " is the better choice. Putting V racks or any rack or meats inside the proximity of a pan only deflects the heat around the meat. If you have the meat in air suspension, on a raised rack above the pan, then you will have less uneveness in the cook.

  • nikkignikkig Posts: 514
    hmmm...never knew that. Thanks for the tidbit of info. I personally never use a v-rack because things stick to them, and I hate cleaning them. Most of our cooking is done on a raised grid, and when I ned a drip pan, I just slide one on the lower grid.[p]~nikki

  • nikkig,[p]If you need indirect heating, I strongly suggest the plate stand available thru BGE. We got one this weekend and it worked great for JSLOT's ribs. [p]
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