Upper Deck Warming/Smoking/Grilling Accessory For 22 inch Kettles

Teaser for my review- (I haven’t even taken it completely out of the box but initial impressions from the quick peek are how thick and sturdy the build quality is)

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Found on Amazon Here-

Stainless Steel Warming Rack and Grill Grate- For Use with 22.5 Inch Weber Kettle- Charcoal Grilling Accessory

As I said before the build quality is thick like Weber’s Gourmet Grate System.

Here is how I started out.  A regular smoke set-up using the snake method.  The Country Style Pork Ribs offset of the coals with apple chunk and cherry wood chips.

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Next to add the Upper Deck.  It fit right in place and there were no issues with clearance of the lid.

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The Upper deck provides a whole lot of extra space.  it is billed as a warmig rack but I think where it will shine is with that huge amount of extra space it affords you when smoking.

Next I dropped onto the Upper Deck a porcetta roast and set up the Maverick remote thermometer.

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When the country style pork ribs had the color I wanted I slid a Weber disposable tin pan under with some Sweet Baby rays and coated the ribs, then covered with aluminum foil to let them braise for about 40 minutes. The tin pan fit perfectly under the Upper Deck unit allowing a continuation of indirect cooking while still having the porcetta roast unfazed on the “Upper Deck”

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My Sister Topped The Smoked Porcetta with Her Carrot Cake Marmalade, Yum!

Find the recipe for that on her website www.sistafeliciaskitchen.com

Carrot Cake Marmalade

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Would not have been possible to cook both things at the same time on my kettle without the Upper Deck.  Obviously with the incredible build quality and huge cook space increase, this is an absolute no brainer purchase.

 

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