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Tailgate Food

Iowa State EggerIowa State Egger Posts: 337
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
I did a little practicing yesterday on some tailgate food and cooking techniques.

First thing to do was to fire up the smalls. I set one up indirect at about 225 degrees and the other up direct at about 300 to 350 degrees. This allowed me to move food back and forth as needed.

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Second thing was to hang the beer flag:

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I started with wings. They went on direct first to try to get the skin nice and crisp, then they want indirect to finish the cook and for some saucing:

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Next were skins. Again, started them direct for the skin and then moved over to melt cheese:

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And finally some chicken on stick. The were indirect first with smoke and then direct to finish up:

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Everything turned out well and I am ready for Saturday!

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