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Paraffin Cubes

SmoothSmokeSmoothSmoke Posts: 141
edited July 2012 in EggHead Forum
I've got a bunch of paraffin cubes already.  Is it ok to use inside an egg?  Or will it impart any bad odors that the ceramic may absorb? 


  • BBQBeermanBBQBeerman Posts: 62
    I have used them a few times without problems but have switched an electric starter
    Life is short,love what you do or do something else
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 16,761
    No problem with the paraffin cubes-just make sure the lump is burning on its own before getting serious about shutting the dome and setting the vents.
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • AD18AD18 Posts: 209
    Use them all the time.  No problems at all.
    Large BGE, Weber 22.5 kettle, Weber Genesis
    Cobourg, Ontario
  • SmoothSmokeSmoothSmoke Posts: 141
    Great, thanks!
  • MikeGMikeG Posts: 174

    Have to say I hate 'em.  Egging is much easier since switching to an industrial grade heat gun.  Just be sure they don't extinguish - they will smolder for a long time and billow up lots of grey, smelly smoke. 

    We attended an Eggfest recently and one of the cooks was cooking on such a fire as easily discerned by the great volumes of grey smoke though his cooker had been up to temp for some time.   

    The food that came out of his Egg had "that taste" and it wasn't pleasant.  

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