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Small is on the way, what eggcessories are your favorites for the little bundle of Joy?

So I went and ordered a small to go with my large.  Not having any kids of my own, I spaced my purchase 2 years apart so the new addition could have some time to learn from the seasoned veteran.  

Now the question is what to do for accessories?  

On my large, I have a Platesetter that I almost never use. 

I have the mothership three tier thing which is almost useless (due to the large obstruction in the center of it) unless I want to throw one of them directly on the coals for a quick sear (trex).  

I often will raise my grid with bricks and find I do a lot of roasting of "finishing" to desired temp high in the dome.  I have a wok that fits in the large fine, but I just set it on the fire ring and run it at a tilt to "make it work".  

What would you second egg owners (or single egg families) suggest I get to compliment the new addition?

Thanks-  P

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Comments

  • I just started using the maverick thermometer and so far so good.
  • FockerFocker Posts: 3,119
    edited December 2012

    The woo gives you raised direct, indirect and baking.

    http://www.ceramicgrillstore.com/small-a-mini-woo2.html

    The 8.5" pizza stone is for the bottom

    http://www.ceramicgrillstore.com/small-a-mini-woo2.html

    BGE 12" stone for the top if you want to do pizzas, etc.

    http://www.ceramicgrillstore.com/small-a-mini-woo2.html

    A carbon steel wok is a good, cheap accessory.  I lay mine on the grate, standard setup.

    Decided to go with the pao wok with handle, 12" seems to work just right.

     http://www.wokshop.com/HTML/products/woks/wok-our-hand-hammered.html

    Brandon
    Quad Cities

  • It's a no brainer Sid.  Thermopen and a placesetter.
  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Being your second Egg, I'm assuming you already have a thermometer. I'd say from the Ceramic Grill Store a Woo and their 10" stone or two. CGW is supposed to come out with a two tier swing rack soon so I suppose that's another option. Wok Shop is great for wok options (I have a 12" D handle wok). You could also get a cast iron grid for the small that you use in either Egg if you have a spider for your Large.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • R2Egg2Q said:

    Being your second Egg, I'm assuming you already have a thermometer. I'd say from the Ceramic Grill Store a Woo and their 10" stone or two. CGW is supposed to come out with a two tier swing rack soon so I suppose that's another option. Wok Shop is great for wok options (I have a 12" D handle wok). You could also get a cast iron grid for the small that you use in either Egg if you have a spider for your Large.

    +1 I have the woo & two 10" pizza stones I've had for about 3 weeks. Love cooking with them! One stone is dedicated for indirect cooking, one for pizza. I also have a BGE CI grid I'm looking forward using with a Spider I'm getting for my large to sear steaks.

    Enjoy your new baby!

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    Flint, Michigan.  If the lead bullets don't kill you, the leaded water will.

  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,764
    Looks like the only thing that missing is the High-Que.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00639K7KU/ref=mp_s_a_1?qid=1355433806&sr=8-4&pi=SL75

    By it now and replace the stock one before your 1st use.
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,824
    Listen to @cazzy.

    I think the High-que is the first priority for the Small. The stock grate on the Small is terrible, almost unusable.
    XL,L,S 
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,317
    Hi54putty said:
    Listen to @cazzy. I think the High-que is the first priority for the Small. The stock grate on the Small is terrible, almost unusable.
    +1   +1    +1   +1   +1   +1 Cazzy and Hi54putty have it NAILED...........
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Oh, I forgot about the High-Q.  Do yourself a favor and get that before anything else.

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    Flint, Michigan.  If the lead bullets don't kill you, the leaded water will.

  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 781
    R2Egg2Q said:

    Being your second Egg, I'm assuming you already have a thermometer. I'd say from the Ceramic Grill Store a Woo and their 10" stone or two. CGW is supposed to come out with a two tier swing rack soon so I suppose that's another option. Wok Shop is great for wok options (I have a 12" D handle wok). You could also get a cast iron grid for the small that you use in either Egg if you have a spider for your Large.

    X2. And the High que!
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