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  • Nature Boy,[p]Thanks for the great link. The guys at BGE store gave me some cherry chips & I was wondering what to use them on.
  • Hickory Chips,[p]11" bird huh? These guys are the experts, I am a newcomer, that said, I cooked a 21 lb turkey in a small egg last weekend. Check out the "big bird, small egg" messages from last week. The big bird turned out great. The smaller e…
  • char buddy , Were you cooking in a Large egg? I thought the egg cooked turkey was better than the fried turkey. Tender and juicy were similar, but, fryer can not compete with that wonderful smoke flavor! I too used pecan. I'll bet that even wit…
  • Char-Woody,[p]Right you are C~W, the wings, legs, and bottom of the bird were very dark, not charred, just nearly black. The skin on the top of the bird was med-dark brown.
  • Daryl,[p]oops, I re-read the archive. It was Dan Cooper "dec" who suggested the pie-pan and rack. djm5x9 helped me refine the idea after I tried to substite a pyrex plate. Got to give credit where credit is due... Thanks Dan
  • Big Gr-Eg,[p]Thanks for the info, and for the link to Gfw's site. A picture paints a thousand words. I too had been trying to figure out what all the fuss was about fire bricks. I bought the plate setter with my large BGE. It looks like bricks p…
  • Tim M,[p]Thanks Tim![p]You solved my problem. And I was just about to conclude that my camera was saving pictures in some obscure jpeg format that could not be read unless it had been opened, and re-saved to a different file name. That really did …
  • Tim M,[p]I used my FTP software to retreive it together with the other pictures from the web-host. I then opened each picture with my image viewing software. The pictures on the web-server are identical. Only the names are different. I am comple…
  • Tim M,[p]Thanks for your tips, and the great instruction sheet on your web-page. I hope someone can help me understand this. In the public_html directory at my website host, there are several files. Included are:[p]…

  • Nature Boy,[p]Wow, that big egg, (is it a medium?) looks like it is working hard. How do you transport it to the campsite?[p]I'll try one of the images here to see if it works.[p]

  • Carl T,[p]Your wife is right..., but,.... who cares.[p]You could cook quite a feast on that trio!
  • Nature Boy,[p]Thanks for your ideas. A shield may be a good compromise. I do not want to extinguish the charcoal, but, I do not want to run out of charcoal either. A 21 pound bird will take a long time to cook!
  • Nature Boy,[p]You cook on a small don't you? Can you get a drip pan under the grill, without elevating the grill? Bringing the large egg is out of the question. There simply is not room for it. I will be pushing the envelope to find room for the…
  • djm5x9,[p]The Princess is sold. I had her worried that she would have to fire up the Large to cook the bird on Friday. She was actually relieved to see I had bought the small egg too. I might have fibbed just a little regarding it's cost. You kn…
  • djm5x9,[p]Chicken halves cooked direct huh? That is a great idea for Friday night, to break in the small egg![p]
  • Char-Woody,[p]Thanks for the wet blanket. I think I will do it anyway - I think I will rig a drip pan under the grid though. Will post results in any case.[p]
  • Gretl,[p]I'm grinnin, ear-to-ear after reading that! I got my Willies Turkey Sitter today so all I have to do is follow the directions you and others laid out here![p]Thanks,[p]Daryl
  • Mikey,[p]Thanks for the tip on the Willie Sitters - I ordered the turkey sitter for now.[p]Daryl
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