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XL egg


I recently purchased an XL egg after owning a large egg for 6 years. Is there a difference in cooking/grilling between the 2 sizes? I cannot get my ribs to come out the same way on the XL as I could on the large. I am doing everything the same way. I would appreciate any imput.Thanks


  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,061
    No experience with the large but I do have an XL. My buddy has a large and the vent settings for a L vs an XL are different. I would check your dome thermometer and calibrate if necessary. You should get similar results on both units.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • rsmith193rsmith193 Posts: 219
    I use my lg for my big meats and my xl for ribs during comps. Run the xl at 250º 2hrs then I wrap in paper for 1hr and unwrapped for the last hour. I've had very good results on ribs.
  • Can you elaborate a bit on the difference between the ribs on the Large vs. the XL?
    Well, "spa-Peggy" is kind of like spaghetti. I'm not sure what Peggy does different, if anything. But it's the one dish she's kind of made her own.
    Aurora, Ontario, Canada
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,625
    Try lighting the lump in multiple spots. I do three spots in a triangle. Push the ribs higher in the dome for more consistent temperatures across the grid. My best grid temperature for ribs is 275. T ACGP, Inc.
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