Stainless grate is good. My plated ones end up rusting.
Diffuser is OK I've had a couple of good cooks so far but definitely needs a drip pan of water to absorb the direct heat. I have overloaded the char ring and ignored the Weber recommendation. If I do as they say I think it will reduce hot...
For those who might be interested in knowing more about this Master-Touch Premium model I've written a guest review on http://www.love2bbq.co.uk/2019/04/15...premium-e5775/
Interesting having the smoke setting and the diffuser. I've done a couple of successful long low and slow with the...
I would run a chimney of lit coals with lid on to burn off any manufacturing residue - the fuel grate comes with oil on it to stop it rusting in the box.
I don't think a kettle needs seasoning like a WSM might.
I use wood wool lighters these https://www.amazon.co.uk/Feniks-Firelighters-Fireplace-Barbecues-Campfires/dp/B019H693FA/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1552229159&sr=8-4&keywords=wood+wool+firelighters although I do like the tumble dryer lint idea.
I also have the Weber virus - 3 kettles and a WSM...
Thanks for the link. Useful to see it running.
I haven't been on TVWBB for a while and came back to see if there were any reviews on the new Master Touch Premium. Looks like it is only available in Europe. Lucky me.
I have some vouchers as birthdays gifts from last year and was hoping to get...
Been a while but here are some recent cooks of mine.
Got myself a "Vortex" and what a simple but great bit of kit.
Overcooked due to an exciting football (aka soccer) final
Got my butcher to debone a whole chicken than stuff it with meat from a couple of his Italian sausages. Then had to...
Been a while since I posted photos on here. Had problems with Photobucket.
Here's a few highlights
Cote de Beouf. A fancied trimmed bone in forerib. Oak smoked.
Bit of direct finishing
Same cut but Pork
Plated - really enjoyed this one
Cheap supermarket (Tesco) ribeye with...