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Outdoor kitchen w/ Eggs

Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
edited November -1 in EGG Table Forum
My screen porch and outdoor kitchen were completed in June. Here are two pictures of the kitchen area with my large and small BGE.




  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    talk about a sweet spot :) Looks great!!
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Dangit Clark, I just love that space. Never noticed the fan till now. It sure lookes like it can whip some a your smoke around. That is if you forget to turn on the hood :laugh:
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 4,133
    Looks like a great party room! hint hint :laugh:
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  • smoky bsmoky b Posts: 648
    That is the coolest setup I have seen. I am going to have to start cooking alot better before my wife will let me get one of those!
  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    She loves it, cause it means I cook more ! It has just been too hot this summer to really enjoy the porch. Can't wait til fall or winter, since we have such mild winters.
  • OhatcheeOhatchee Posts: 56
    Wow...we have a winner. The best setup I've seen to date. Having the exhaust fan is a plus. I have a covered patio with a stained, laid-in wood ceiling like you do. Do you think I could put my Egg underneath the porch like you without an exhaust setup. My egg would be located next to a large screened panel for ventilation.

    I really like your setup -- it is too tempting. I'm asking that you remove the pictures because it is so much more than a table and should not be allowed in this forum! ;)
  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Having some issues with smoke on some cooks, especially when it is hot and humid, or doing a heavy smoke-type cook.

    Considering building a closed in drop-down, wood trimmed "box" above the eggs and replacing the current hood with a larger, more commercial style hood to trap the smoke and vent it out.

    Right now I think there is too much air from the screens to effectively create a draft into the vent fan. I even use a standing fan behind me to blow toward the eggs when there will be a lot of smoke, like when I first put chips on the coals.

    Definitely a work-in-progress. Still a great kitchen to cook ! :woohoo: :woohoo:
  • OhatcheeOhatchee Posts: 56
    I would imagine that the commercial-style hood would be a big improvement. I guess you have no real concerns about generated heat and your ceiling (i.e., discoloration, etc.)?


    I would love to see some additional shots of your outdoor kitchen. For example, beyond the primary counter top and out. Can you post?
  • NoVA BillNoVA Bill Posts: 3,005
    I believe I said it before - that's one gorgeous screened in kitchen. Like to see how it'd work in a NoVA snow storm in January. Yep snow and zero degrees are some of the many benefit of living close to the Mason-Dixon line. Can't wait to cook out on my deck in January :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

    Seriously that's a beautiful kitchen.
  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Thanks, Bill.

    Nice thing about the porch - if the winter gets too cold and windy, I can make some plexiglass-type panels and temporarily mount inside the screen panels to block the wind and allow the fireplace to heat up the room.
  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    I think the combination of the higher ceiling and al the screens around the eggs will minimize the issue of discoloration. Time will tell.

    Here is a link to my post when it was finished.

    Finished porch
  • Cpt'n CookCpt'n Cook Posts: 1,917
    Great setup, really nice! I think if I were to do my table over I would leave the front of the egg open.
  • MaynardMaynard Posts: 55
    Bill - I know what you mean. Can't wait to try it out in a good Virginia winter. (which is milder than some of our cousins to the north) however, it gets cold here, and at my house the wind is incredible.
  • Do you mind me asking how much all of that cost?
  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    You've got mail.
  • daffy1909daffy1909 Posts: 498
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