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New Mini Trick

HotchHotch Posts: 3,184

Did chicken breasts on the Mini last night and had a hot spot on the grill so one was getting to temp fast. Went to relocate it and then realized all I had to do was spin the grid on the Woo. Did a rotate every 10 minutes. Chicken was great. Another lesson leared.


Large BGE, MiniMAX BGE, 2 Mini BGE's, R&V Fryer, 36" Blackstone Griddle, Camp Chef Dual Burner 40K BTU Stove
BGE Chiminea
Prosper, TX


  • calikingcaliking Posts: 10,114
    Mentally filed away for future reference. Thanks!

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • That's the beauty of the Egg for me. Something to learn with each cook. I find it reacts differently depending on weather conditions. Unlike a gasser, each cook is a learning eggsperinence.

    the city above Toronto - Noodleville wtih 2 Large 1 Mini

  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,482
    I rotate the grid when I cook on all of my eggs.  Every one of mine from mini to XL has a hot spot at the back.


    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
  • Thanks for the heads up on this one. For some reason I always get a hot spot on my LBGE on high temp cooks at the hinge end of the grate.

    Alexander City,Al
  • dldawes1dldawes1 Posts: 2,134
    +1 to BOWHUNR....I never thought about just spinning the grate to make up for the backside hotspot on my XL.

    Continuous learning.........



    Donnie Dawes - RNNL8 BBQ - Carrollton, KY  

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  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,766
    I'd also recommend spilling more food on that gasket.  ...  Showoff...   <:-P
    Large BGE and Medium BGE
    36" Blackstone - Greensboro!

  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,620
    I'm a spinner, too.

    Rowlett, Texas

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  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    I guess some of the best tricks are the simplest, why I never thought of that I don't know.  thanks for the post.
    In Manchester, TN
    Vol For Life!
  • HotchHotch Posts: 3,184

    I have learned a great amount from this forum and the members. Thanks to you guys.

    I just try to pay it back if I can.

    Large BGE, MiniMAX BGE, 2 Mini BGE's, R&V Fryer, 36" Blackstone Griddle, Camp Chef Dual Burner 40K BTU Stove
    BGE Chiminea
    Prosper, TX
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