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National BBQ Month sure was tasty! We hope you got to try just as many new BBQ recipes as we did and some old favorites as well. If not, you can find all our BBQ recipes here and try them out all summer long. One of our favorites was Dr. BBQ’s Spare Rib Surprise and Ted Reader’s Rum Injected Sweet Potatoes. As the weather’s heating up, use your EGG for a cool treat-Ice Cream Sandwiches! Keep an eye out for some Father’s Day recipes from chefs & their dads, coming soon!

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,276
    Everything posted here is correct imho except royal oak sucks...BGE lump is expensive but I get more cooks per load. The one unforgivable thing not mentioned...stop what ever the hell you're doing and order a mangrate...

    Also, don't ever dis anyone's favorite lump...them's fighting words.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,189
  • JethroVAJethroVA Posts: 239
    1. Get a pair of welders gloves to move hot equipment around. Better than mitts. 2. Dizzy Pig rubs. 3. Spatchcock. Learn to say it without snickering. 4. Spend a lot of time on this forum and the websites mentioned within. 5. Find a way to increase your fun $budget. You will will need it for more alcohol, grill toys, and better cuts of meat. 6. Listen to the guys who posted above. They've been at it longer than I have.
    Richmond, VA. Large BGE, Weber gas, little Weber charcoal. Vintage ManGrates. No FireWires Yet. Hoping to win some soon.
  • Here is my QuickStart guide I wrote, but I think pretty much everything has been covered in above posts:

    And for recipes, you could go through @griffin blog and have new stuff to try for a year!
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Henny and those damn mangrates
    Hood Stars, Wrist Crowns and Obsession Dobs!

  • AcornAcorn Posts: 147
    Good thermometer to measure internal watch. These people are so helpful as you can see....
    Atlanta, GA  - LBGE -
  • Check out for how-tos and recipes. 

  • Miked125Miked125 Posts: 263
    Just got mine too, currently building a table so I haven't used it yet. I have used weber smokers and grills for a while, so I hope the learning curve is somewhat shorter.
  • Check out for how-tos and recipes. 
    I agree!!!! That blog is awesome and has great pictures to.

  • fence0407fence0407 Posts: 1,251
    I've become a big fan of the Smokeware SS Chimney Cap. I'd add it to your list of eggcessories.

    Large & Mini, Cumming, GA  
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