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What are the advantages?

crunkcrunk Posts: 94
edited June 2012 in EggHead Forum

I see a lot of discussion and hear a lot of people talking about how much they like their woo because it raises the cooking surface....could someone pleasea rookie like me what the advantages of cooking higher in the grid are? 


Thanks in advance!!


  • Sure. I've been egging for 8 years and just learned myself. It keeps more delicate cuts (like fish and poultry) from charring before cooked. The direct heat is a little more gentle with a raised grid (thanks Mickey)

  • SteveWPBFLSteveWPBFL Posts: 1,302
    From thermodynamics class - Three components to heat transfer; conduction, convection, radiation. When cooking direct in the Egg raising the grid puts a little more distance between the food and the coals, which reduces the radiation component. 
  • crunkcrunk Posts: 94
    Thanks Guys.....
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