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Ccrenshaw1976

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Ok so are we supposed to flipping the food over? I think I read that you don’t have to but I am having a hard time just leaving the food without flipping... lol. I am currently cooking some chicken thighs and drumsticks.
 

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This will fix the drumstick option...
 

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Ok so are we supposed to flipping the food over? I think I read that you don’t have to but I am having a hard time just leaving the food without flipping... lol. I am currently cooking some chicken thighs and drumsticks.

You shouldn't have to, but I don't think it will hurt to move 'em around. I turn/flip certain things.
 

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Like Primeone says, move em around. All Traegers have hots spots and different sections cook at different temps, even in the high end ones like my Ironwood.
 

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.. I am having a hard time just leaving the food without flipping... lol...
LOL! I am not a flipper unless I'm indoors using a frying pan or grilling outdoors. I mostly always use my Traeger smoker like I use the indoor oven, which does not involve flipping.
 

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I flip my food even though you shouldn’t need to. It seems to be more even but that’s just me.
 

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I rearrange and flip due to the hot spots like GrilMeistet stated.
 

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