Originally Posted by BIGPOPPA
yes it goes maybe 1/8th of an inch above the edge of the bowl, when you put the foil down it will have a slight bubble look to it. make sure to put holes all the way to the bottom, when you put the coals on you will hear a sizzle, dont worry about it tho, give it a min and then start smoking. i usually start off with 4 and then take one off, it works great. dont know why but it does. great smoke and flavor with my Nakhla.
exactly the method i have been using for the past few days with nakhla, all flavors, seems to work great. of course the top layer will stick to the foil, but no adverse effect on taste as far as i can tell.