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Why I love My XL

six_eggsix_egg Posts: 964
edited October 2013 in Off Topic

Seen a few people who have bought eggs ask Large or XL. I do have both but I bought large first. I should have bought the XL first. See how I can do hamburgers on the XL. 6 half inch burgers made with BGE burger maker cooked on a 17 x 9 CI griddle. Plus jalapenos and small CI skillet for sauted onions. However I do this almost every night. Cook for 4 plus lunch leftovers. Now if I was just cooking for two XL might be over kill.

Also did a nieghborhood chicken Fajita cook. I used my 20 inch CI and cooked 12 pounds boneless skinless breast, 6 green bells and 5 onions.  




Texarkana, TX


  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,053
    I cook on my XL every night and 90% of the time for just 2 people.  I use my second XL 2 or 3 times per week to accomodate different temps or for doing a low and slow while I'm cooking dinner on the other one.  Last weekend we had over 30 people over for an appetizer party - boston butt on one for 20 hours and then Moink balls, Jalapeno poppers, armadillo eggs, sea turtle eggs, and bacon wrapped aparagus on both XLs utilizing a raised grid on one and an adjustable rig on the other..

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

  • six_eggsix_egg Posts: 964
    That sounds awesome dlk7. I just like the XL size so I can have hot and cooler areas as I cook.   


    Texarkana, TX

  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,560
    Now that I have a medium, I do smaller cooks on it such as a whole chicken or pork shoulder. Sometimes I use both.  I still like the extra room of the XL when grilling more than a few items.  It's nice to have space to flip and move food around based upon hot spots in the grill.
    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
    I bought the lump reduction ring for woking and smaller cooks. I have absolutely no regrets buying the XL. It gives a wide-range of flexibility. I cook  slabs 2 week ago and had no problem what so ever. 
    XL BGE 
    Joe JR 
    Baltimore, MD
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