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Balancing an Egg and a Char Griller? Good Luck PDF Print E-mail
Q:  Dear Dr. BBQ,


I have a char griller pro-smoker.  I also just got a Big Green Egg and have been reading up on how to build a fire for the BGE.  Do you have any suggestions on how to build a good low and slow fire for the char griller?  It uses an off-set fire box. 






A:  Hi Michael,


You have the complete opposite ends of the scale in a Big Green Egg and a char griller. The Egg is easy and can run pretty much unattended for many hours but the char griller will always require your attention pretty much full time. Try using a pile of briquettes and controlling the temp by the dampers. You may get to a 1 to 1.5 hour cycle but that"s about as good as it will ever get.


--Dr. BBQ

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