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Pig candy with out a drip pan?

RicklesssRicklesss Posts: 391
edited 8:43PM in EggHead Forum
I reeeally love the pig candy, but don't like the mess...
I use a disposable drip pan, that I sometimes soak and it cleans up pretty easily, but seeing the thread on the Argentinian breakfast with the bacon on the gill, I'm wondering if anybody (else) makes pig candy on a grill without a drip pan?
Like I mentioned in the above mentioned thread, I'm worried about grease fires...
Thanks for any idea's bout' bacon on a grill... :)


  • SSN686SSN686 Posts: 3,209
    Morning RicklesssS:

    Just line your drip pan with aluminum foil and then toss the foil when done. That's what I ususally do.

    Have a GREAT day!


    Brandon, FL


  • I do a few strips at a time without a drip pan, but never more than 4-6 strips of bacon. The grease flames up pretty bad, but the trick is to keep 'em moving: turn frequently, moving into non-firey sections of the grill. I've also had luck with a raised half moon grid & no drip pan, while baking cornbread in a black iron skillet on the other side. The raised grid helped a bit, but it still required lots of flippin'.
  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,092
    I 2nd the idea of AF on the drip pan. Much easier & cleaner.
  • no fires... sooty fatty smoke maybe, but you can't get flare ups to happen unless you open the lid...
  • Costco has alum half pans in bundles of 30 for $7. Use them and lose them.
  • RicklesssRicklesss Posts: 391
    Thanks everybody...I think I'll take helper's helpful advice and go to Costco...
    I appreciate all the help.
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