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2nd cook ever

been marinating some drumsticks and going to hang them like lollipops pops and cook indirect.  

Any tips?  350 degree dome temp?

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  • Welcome. I prefer hotter for chicken but 350 is always a good safe place to start. I usually go 400-425 but not sure it does anything 350 won’t do. Just does it faster, I suppose. 
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 19,855
    Welcome aboard and enjoy the journey.  Above all, have fun.
    Since you are running indirect, throw some aluminum foil on your platesetter (or whatever heat deflector) with turned up edges to catch the drippings. 

    Louisville;  "indeterminate Jim" here; L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • Thanks boys!   Gonna do sauce on the side with a rub so just 190 then pull them off?  Any rest time?
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 19,855
    Anything above 165*F meets the food safety rule and with the moisture retention properties of the BGE I generally run into the 180's.  190*F will be just fine-no need to rest other than to get cool enough to inhale.
    Louisville;  "indeterminate Jim" here; L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • Thank you!
  • Came out great!
  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 7,278
    Pics?

    (somebody had to ask)

    XL BGE, Klose BYC, ProQ Excel, Weber Kettle, Firepit, Grand Turbo gasser, and a portable Outdoor Gourmet gasser for tailgating

    San Antonio, TX

  • Pics or it didn’t happen  =) 
  • pineypiney Posts: 1,411
    @DrWhiskey694, welcome aboard! Enjoy the ride! You will find some very very knowledgeable and supporting members here. Glad to have you! 
    Lenoir, N.C.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 19,136
    I like 400/425 direct raised for all chicken/turkey. You will love turkey legs off the Egg. 
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max when they came out (I'm good for now). 

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