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Suggestion needed for ribs on the MBGE

I love cooking baby backs on my medium, they always come out fantastic, but does anyone have any suggestions for fitting more than two racks?
Chicago, Illinois
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  • RLeeperRLeeper Posts: 480
    Swing grate. There was a group buy a while ago but I'm not sure where you can get it now. May. Be worth researching.
    Extra Large, Large, and Mini. Tucker, GA
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  • I picked one up, just haven't gotten the second grate... Actually forgot about it, lol
    Chicago, Illinois
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,150
    edited November 2013
    The way I used to cook 2 or 3 racks is by "coiling" them around each other and keeping them separate with toothpicks.
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  • Coil or use a rib rack, most hold four pieces (not full racks) on a MBGE. Sounds silly maybe, but I cut the racks into 8 or 9 rib sections that will fit on the medium. Four 8-9 rib partial racks will give me close to 3 full racks.The trimmed end of four or five ribs can be used for Asian ribs which are cooked individually. 
    The swing rack lets me throw three full racks of typical Canadian ribs on the MBGE. Costco US ribs are too big to get them on the medium unless trimmed or coiled.  
    Coiling also keeps the ends in the shadow of the setter avoiding overcooked ends. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • SSN686SSN686 Posts: 2,956

    Morning ShadowNick:

    just stuff them in there...here is a link to where I did six racks of baby backs on a medium...some of the best ribs I've ever done... http://www.greeneggers.com/index.php?option=com_simpleboard&func=view&id=108211&catid=1

     

     

    Have a GREAT day!

       Jay

    Brandon, FL


     

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  • SSN686 said:

    Morning ShadowNick:

    just stuff them in there...here is a link to where I did six racks of baby backs on a medium...some of the best ribs I've ever done... http://www.greeneggers.com/index.php?option=com_simpleboard&func=view&id=108211&catid=1

     

     

    Amazing!  I'm always concerned about making air gaps, but hey, if it works it works.  I''ll definitely try it!
    Chicago, Illinois
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