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Fatty on a Mini

My first fatty on my mini. WOW is all I have to say. The combination of flavors was delicious. Just one question for others, I used a thicker cut bacon and it never got crispy. Has anyone else run into this problem? 
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,325
    edited January 2013
    Time and temp of cook? Just by looks I'd have went longer but I don't know how hot you were. My bacon gets crispy ish on the outside.

    Ps. Nice weave!!


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  • WC1WC1 Posts: 42
    250 for 3 hours. Inside temp was 167ish, that's why I pulled
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    Seams fair! Yesterday I did 375-400 and feel like I have better results when I'm over 300 Took about 1.5 hour to get to 165• IT

    I'd get it a little hotter next time. That way you can cook at bacon before the inside gets done. Also thick bacon is the only way to go!


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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,582
    edited January 2013
    @WC1 Seams fair! Yesterday I did 375-400 and feel like I have better results when I'm over 300 Took about 1.5 hour to get to 165• IT I'd get it a little hotter next time. That way you can cook at bacon before the inside gets done. Also thick bacon is the only way to go!

    Last one I did, I made my weave, threw the weave on a pan and cooked briefly in oven to jump start it. Let it cool then proceeded with filling and rolling. It worked to get the bacon more crisp.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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