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Wood plank on the egg

Smoking BulldawgSmoking Bulldawg Posts: 75
edited 1:16PM in EggHead Forum
Has anyone tried a wood plank on their egg? :huh:


  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    Sure. Just follow the instructions on soaking and heating, etc. I think fish turns out quite nicely when planked. Good luck!
    The Naked Whiz
  • lots of folks use wood planks on the eggs and they work great. ..simply set up your egg for a direct cook. ..heat up the egg to about 425 degrees dome temp with grid in normal position. .. . soak you plank for about 2 hours in water (easiest way to do this is to fill your sink with water, put the plank in your sink and hold it under water with a heavy pan). .. when you are ready to cook your food (say a salmon filet or pork loin, take the plank and put it in the egg. ...when it starts to 'crackle" (takes about 5 minutes or so), put the food on to cook. . great. . .. cedar planks and alder planks are particularly good. . .here are a couple of pics of cedar cooked salmon. .. . i know a couple of guys lately here have cooking mashed taters on cedar planks with real good success. .. .


  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Many times...and many people here do.

    Works great.
  • CecilCecil Posts: 771
    Did some yummy potatoes on cedar tonight.

  • Looks great! How do you post the pics? :huh:
  • HolySmokesHolySmokes Posts: 446
    don't know, but

    I've always thought Cedar kindof makes things taste like a closet or 'cedar' chest :(

    Alder is both traditional and a real treat :)

    Also really good if you have them, are fruit planks, like apple, pear, or cherry.

    I'd love to get Greg to make some Guava planks... just imagine!

  • Mike in AbitaMike in Abita Posts: 3,302
    It's pretty easy once you do it a few times. Check out this link.

  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    oh yea i have used a plank::


    happy eggin


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  • Mike in AbitaMike in Abita Posts: 3,302
    Lookin good. Hit enter between the pic links and they will lign properly.



  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,248
    Did a batch of poyams this evening!

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