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Meatloaf

I just cooked my first meatloaf on the egg. I cooked it with plate setter legs up at 350. I used some mesquit chip and cooked for 1 1/2 hours. It turned out great and had a nice smoke flavor to it. The picture looks like there is a crust around the meatloaf but that is just the way it cooked.
Gulf Coast FL
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    I love egged meatloaf. Good job Greg.

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,808
    Nice - try popping it out of the cooking tray and cooking it right on the grate....you'll get a smoke ring and more smoke flavor. 
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  • mokadirmokadir Posts: 114
    Nice - try popping it out of the cooking tray and cooking it right on the grate....you'll get a smoke ring and more smoke flavor. 

    Couldn't agree more. Make a loaf without a pan and you'll never go back. 360 degrees of awesome crusty goodness.
    Delaware Valley, PA Large BGE, CGS adjustable rig, iQue110, High-Que grate
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  • grEGGorysgrEGGorys Posts: 162
    I will try next time without a pan. I would never have thought of that. It sounds great. Thanks.
    Gulf Coast FL
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,757
    Mmmm...bbq meatloaf. Can't beat that.

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  • gpsegggpsegg Posts: 301
    Also, we make it on a plank raised direct at 350......(plank acts as indirect piece)....excellent and easier to handle in and out of BGE . Also makes a nice presentation.
    George
    Palm Beach Gardens, Fl and Blue Ridge, Ga.
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  • grEGGorysgrEGGorys Posts: 162
    I have planks and may try both a small planked one and also one right on the grate. This way I can compare the difference.
    Gulf Coast FL
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  • gpsegggpsegg Posts: 301
    Go for it.....have fun!
    George
    Palm Beach Gardens, Fl and Blue Ridge, Ga.
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  • Great lookin meatloaf.  Leftovers are usually even better.

    Got this tip from somebody on here.  Line your pan with celophane, put in the meatloaf mixture and refridgerate it for a few hours.  Pops out of the pan easy and it really helps it to hold its shape.

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  • grEGGorysgrEGGorys Posts: 162
    This is why this forum is so great. There are so many good tips and recipes to help cooks of all levels. I learn something different every day.
    Gulf Coast FL
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 4,659
    I form mine in the loaf pan, throw in fridge to firm up, then plop it upside down on top of a cedar plank, then on the egg.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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