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Can Large Egg handle 2 racks of ribs?

lentsboy007lentsboy007 Posts: 80
Cooked a full rack of ribs yesterday, directly on the grill with plate setter under.  I noticed the ends of the ribs, that hung over the edge of the plate setter a bit , got over done .  I have a large Egg, is it advisable to cook 2 racks at the same time ? 

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  • lkapigianlkapigian Posts: 4,069
    edited March 24
    Absolutely ....rib rack will do 5...I will use foil as a heat shield for the ends 
    Visalia, Ca
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 4,806
    Rib rack will do 8
                                                                
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    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014, 36" Blackstone, Anova Sous Vide
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 9,969
    Another option is to cut the racks in half, then you can easily do 3 in a 6 rack slot without them hanging over the plate setter. 


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  • milesvdustinmilesvdustin Posts: 1,691
    I have jammed 12 in mine on the rig before. 

    2 LBGE, Blackstone 36, Jumbo Joe

    Egging in Southern Illinois (Marion)

  • SoCalTimSoCalTim Posts: 2,158
    Six racks, wooden skewers thru them with, HDAF wadded into balls wedged between ea rib (and thru the skewers)to allow airflow .. some of the best damn ribs I ever made.

    I've slow smoked and eaten so much pork, I'm legally recognized as being part swine - Chatsworth Ca.
  • blind99blind99 Posts: 4,346


    Rib rack, plate setter, lots of ribs!
    Chicago, IL - Large and Small BGE - Weber Gasser and Kettle
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 13,481
    Amateurs!


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  • PoppasGrillPoppasGrill Posts: 249
    I’ve done 2 rack on my mbge without a major issue. Used a pizza tray on top of plate setter so the ends weren’t getting direct flame.
  • IkeIke Posts: 71
    SoCalTim said:
    Six racks, wooden skewers thru them with, HDAF wadded into balls wedged between ea rib (and thru the skewers)to allow airflow .. some of the best damn ribs I ever made.

    Easy to see that you're experienced....the cook's sampler on the end of the skewers and at the front of grate.
    Owensboro, KY.  First Eggin' 4/12/08.  Large, small and lotsa goodies.
  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 794
    I like cooking them flat.  Two are easy.  I can do four racks flat with my CGS Woo extender with second grate.


    Memphis, TN 
    LBGE, SBGE, Hasty-Bake Gourmet, Akorn (still in the box)
  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 794

    Memphis, TN 
    LBGE, SBGE, Hasty-Bake Gourmet, Akorn (still in the box)
  • tenpenny_05tenpenny_05 Posts: 241

    Pay no attention to the color of the egg...
    Kansas City, Kansas
    Second hand Medium BGE, Second hand Black Kamado Joe Classic, Second hand Weber Kettle, Second hand Weber Smokey Mountain
  • TEXASBGE2018TEXASBGE2018 Posts: 1,616
    I just did it about 3 hours ago

    Rockwall, Tx    LBGE, 36" Stainless Blackstone Griddle, Contemplating which size Egg to get next. Cast Iron Hoarder.

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