Folding it probably affects the cooking time and opening the lid a lot does affect it. I normally don't take my first look until the five hour mark.
The marbleing looked very good. I have good feelings about how this is going to turn out even if it is 2:45 here and I'm a bit groggy.
Jim - Another transplanted Texan
Former KCBS CBJ
Large and Medium Big Green Eggs , Black 18.5" WSM, Blue Weber Performer - Stainless, Green Weber OTG Kettle , Brinkmann SnP Pro, and a Stainless UDS. One retired Portable Kitchen grill.
Red Thermapen, Maverick ET-732, EdgePro Apex Sharpener.
Avatar is the original 1951 Weber Kettle