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Getting a Mini, need advice

edited 9:57AM in EggHead Forum
Hi everyone, I'm buying a Mini BGE after owning a large for 3+ years now. I've read bits and pieces in this forum through the years about differences in using the Mini, but would appreciate your responses here so I can have everything together. My question is, how do you operate and cook differently using the Mini BGE from the Large? Thanks much and happy cooking to you all.


  • Chef ArnoldiChef Arnoldi Posts: 974
    tom podolnick, ENJOY your mini - i have one & a medium and find that controlling temps is the same for both.
    The mini gets hot quicker (i can make a meal from startup lighting to food removal within 30 minutes)
    i have a daisy wheel for the mini, but the best control is with the bottom vent.

  • SundownSundown Posts: 2,959
    Chef Arnoldi,[p]I have to agree with you on the Mini. It's been a great addition to the large. I haven't gotten a daisy wheel yet but still use Lil' Egg very effectively just using the bottom vent for control. I've also gotten 800º temps from the little dickens too. I only wish they had a cast iron grate for the Mini.
  • tom podolnick, I also have a mini along with a large and a medium. Although my mini doesn't seem to come to temp as quickly as the other two (nor will it get as hot) but is a great compliment to the others. Cooking seems to be about the same on all three. Happy cooking!

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