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It finally happened

IwannagrillIwannagrill Posts: 5
edited 10:56AM in EggHead Forum
I have had my large egg for about 5 months. My low and slow cooks turn out great but my grilling has been hit or miss(except Trexing!!!!). I guess I really din't have my temps/times right. Even following advice from here wasn't really helping until the other day. I was trying to grill a couple of burgers but couldn't get the temp past 400(been lazy emptying ash) and they came out awesome. I tried some bonless skinless chicken breasts tonight using same temp. I have never had chicken so moist. [p]I have reached Eggvarna.[p]Randy


  • Wise OneWise One Posts: 2,645
    Iwannagrill, it's a great feeling isn't it?

  • Iwannagrill,[p]That's great news! I grill 90% of the time on my Large and am in love with the results. Having a device that's so adept at the Low-n-slow as well as a champion quality grill is just heaven.
  • Iwannagrill,
    Do you have a raised grid? If not I strongly urge you to get one. You can make a better more functional one than you can buy but either will do. I grill everything except steaks on a raised grid. This includes pork loin chops, boneless skinless chicken breasts, spatchcock chicken, salmon, burgers and dogs.[p]When you’re grilling the grid temp is much hotter than the dome temp. Since you are having trouble getting up to 400 the lower temps seem to be helping your results. The raised grid will help even more. It tends to help equalize the effects of hot and cold spots. If you used to use briquettes this was not something you had to worry too much about before. It will also allow you to go back to those higher temps with the same juicy results if you so desire. I like to grill non-fatty stuff like chicken breasts and loin chops as hot as possible without searing. For me this is about 425.

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