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dport7
08-11-2015, 06:48 PM
got er out, lit er up, about 3/4 chimney full of charcoal, 2 chunks of cherry,
10 minutes later temp at 400 on the maverick.
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Closed er up, got it to where it maintained 400 and in went the corn bread.
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Boy they didn't take long, I didn't time it, but I'd say 7 or so minutes they
were ready.
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And boy was it good! I was at Costco a couple days ago and seen this NEW
Krusteaz mix, and had to try it. Well worth the money.
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ButtBurner
08-11-2015, 06:53 PM
nice!!

be careful!!

thats a lot of charcoal to light!! It can get away from you in a hurry!!!

Fwismoker
08-11-2015, 06:54 PM
I like the little corn pan!

Seein some nice thin blue out there nice

cowgirl
08-11-2015, 06:54 PM
Looks mighty tasty Dport! Nice job!

Ron_L
08-11-2015, 06:56 PM
:thumb:

dport7
08-11-2015, 07:13 PM
nice!!

be careful!!

thats a lot of charcoal to light!! It can get away from you in a hurry!!!

Your right.
That was way to much charcoal. I didn't know how much to use. It's been a hour and a half later and it's still running at 400. looks like it will be there for a while yet too.

Guess thats the learning curve.

Can i close this thing down and let it smother or will it creosote the inside?

Big George's BBQ
08-11-2015, 07:16 PM
That looks Great and to think I was in Costco today

dport7
08-11-2015, 08:19 PM
That looks Great and to think I was in Costco today

If ya like spicy, it's got a little kick to it, not much, but you can taste it.

Decoy205
08-11-2015, 08:29 PM
Your right.
That was way to much charcoal. I didn't know how much to use. It's been a hour and a half later and it's still running at 400. looks like it will be there for a while yet too.

Guess thats the learning curve.

Can i close this thing down and let it smother or will it creosote the inside?

Great Job! Yeah I start mine by lighting one piece of charcoal or lighting a cotton ball soaked in rubbing alcohol. Works like a charm. You have to light small fires and let them slowly come up to the desired temp.

And yea! Snuff out the charcoal you'll have plenty leftover for next time it's one of the benefits of the kamado style cookers.

Decoy205
08-11-2015, 08:33 PM
I like the little corn pan!

Seein some nice thin blue out there nice

I was surprised how easy it is to get thin blue with these.

Blythewood BBQ'er
08-11-2015, 08:36 PM
Nice first cook! I will load mine with lump and then use a weber cube slightly buried in the lump. If I'm doing a low temp cook, I will break the cube in half and bury it in the lump and lite.

Smoke on Badger Mountain
08-11-2015, 09:38 PM
Have fun with the new baby

jbounds286
08-11-2015, 09:41 PM
ok that corn pan is legit...where did u get that? i must have it!

dport7
08-12-2015, 03:38 PM
ok that corn pan is legit...where did u get that? i must have it!

Ya, that was a nice find. I got that and these two
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http://i59.tinypic.com/1zdydqc.jpg
at one of the scrap yards I visit. I just finished putting a season on the other two today. All three are pretty old time boys.

I like the pie shape pan, it has a hole all the way through the center, I have a couple others, but neither has that.

captndan
08-13-2015, 08:50 AM
The Acorn is a magical cooking machine. Ditch the charcoal for lump like the book says. Like that CI too.