Grilling on charcoal smokers

amcgeorgeSeptember 6, 2011

Hi,

We are designing an outdoor kitchen and don't have a huge amount of space. Husband demands built-in gas grill. I am trying to improvise to squeeze in as much charcoal cooking ability as possible within the remaining tight space. I was wondering if one can effectively grill steaks & chops in either a Big Green Egg or Weber Smoky Mountain Cooker thus combining functions within one piece of equipment w/o sacrficing taste or if it would be best to just pull out the charcoal grill whenever we feel up to that urge.

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vanole

amcgeorge,

In shoort yes. I do not fave my WSM anymore but yes you could do steaks on it. I presently have 3 BGE's and one other ceramic cooker and you can and I do steaks on them regularly.

For planning purposes a Large BGE has the same grate size at a Weber 18.5 inch Kettle and the same size grate as my old WSM.

Jeff

    Bookmark   September 8, 2011 at 11:09AM
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weedmeister

I think FireMagic has a gas grill head that allows you to use charcoal at the same time. It is an extra tray that sits in one (of 3) sections.

    Bookmark   October 20, 2011 at 4:20PM
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muddy_water

Check out the Primo brand ceramic cookers as well they have more cooking area than the BGE.

    Bookmark   December 19, 2011 at 9:20AM
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