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Adjustable Rig-Seeing Double

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This blog entry will be about the addition of my second Adjustable Rig to my Eggcessories. It is intended to help support my recently purchased third Egg dedicated to baking tasks. It was around this time last year that I had bought my first Adjustable Rig and I was still unsure how much I would actually use it. I could see great potential in it, but I have no idea how essential it would become to my day-to-day grilling. At first I wasn't quite sure what to make of it. By spring if I found if I had 2 Eggs fired up, one had the Adjustable Rig on it. By the time I got my third baking Egg, I knew I would probably need a second Adjustable Rig. Read More...
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High in the Dome

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I used my new third Egg (dedicated to baking), to make another batch of scones baked high in the dome. Like the first batch, this round was as close to technically perfect as a cook is going to get. I am very pleased to say the least. So far cooking high in the dome has resulted in a BETTER more evenly baked, more predictable end product than I get with my indoor oven. This blog will cover my experiences to date. I am also going to mention a few advantages I find having the dedicated Egg for baking. Read More...
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AR Raised Indirect Baking - First Attempt

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I picked up and assembled my 3rd BGE Sunday. My plan is to use it s a dedicated baking Egg that will never have wood used in it other than lump charcoal. I wanted to do something a bit different and a bit special in it. I decided on TENDER PEACH SCONES since peaches were in peak season and available fresh from farm stands all around here. I also took the opportunity to see how raised indirect baking, high in the dome of the Egg worked. This marks my first attempt baking high in the dome and this blog describes the results. Read More...
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High on the Dog - Pt. 2

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This blog entry is a follow up to an entry earlier this summer where I tried making some hot dogs raised direct using the Adjustable Rig. While successful in general, I had some setup and cooking issues to deal with. I tried again, a little while afterwards, and had better luck. I think I am getting close to a new Go-To set up for cooking hotdogs. This setup still had a few “quirks”, but I intend to use this setup a few more times to see if they were one-time quirk or repeatable. Read More...
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Getting to Know the Adjustable Rig

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A few months ago I wrote a blog entry about my initial impressions of the Adjustable Rig (AR) for the Large Big Green Egg (and other similar sized Kamado grills). The AR is a modular shelf system for the BGE, which gives you more grilling real estate and more flexibility. It is made by the Ceramic Grill Store. I will supply links to both the Ceramic Grill Store and my initial blog about the AR at the bottom of this blog. This blog will describe my impressions of the AR after using it for about four months. I still have quite a bit to learn, but I already have come to rely on the AR for well over half of my cooks. If I have both of my Big Green Eggs in use, one of them will have the AR on it 99 times out of 100. The other interesting thing about my experience with the AR, is some of the things I've come to love about it are things I never expected or knew about when I bought it. Read More...
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The Adjustable Rig - First Impressions

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Work has kept me very busy lately and it has been a double edged sword for sure. Things have been too slow for too long. The extra hours have meant some extra income which has allowed me to Eggcessorize some more. But they have also kept me away from the Egg. This blog will be about a purchase I made back in October that took me two months to get around to using: The Adjustable Rig by the Ceramic Grill Store. This is a modular system capable of giving you multi-level grill grids and/or your choice of grilling heights. Read More...
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