How To Use A ConvEGGtor

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When it’s time to go indirect on the Big Green Egg, you know it’s time for the convEGGtor.  We use our convEGGtor for fun projects like low and slow, braising, ribs, brisket and pizza.

How To Use A ConvEGGtor

The convEGGtor offers you the ability to use a drip pan too… That’s helpful.

BIG GREEN EGG – Reference Guide

ConvEGGtor                              Indirect cooking plate
Perfect For:                                Low and slow cooking or any indirect heat cooking project
Add Ons Available:                  EGGmitts, EGGspander convEGGtor basket or Drip pans


Light the charcoal in the very center, using your preferred method
Establish a good solid fire / ember mass to sustain the low and slow cooking
I like my fire to reach around 150˚ - 200˚ before adding the convEGGtor
If cooking in cold weather, do NOT add a cold convEGGtor to a hot grill, Pre-heat convEGGtor if needed in oven.  Use EGGmitts and the EGGspander convEGGtor basket when handling a hot convEGGtor
For Indirect Low and Slow Cooking - once a well burning ember pile is established (10-15minutes) add the convEGGtor with the feet up and add a BGE drip tray, then add the grill grate
For intermediate temp Cooking/Baking - once a well burning ember pile is established (10-15minutes) add the convEGGtor with the feet down and use a pizza stone if desired for more indirect temp control
Adjust the top and bottom vents and set to your desired cooking temp
Published on 5/25/2021.
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