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or something cooked with beer
, we have everything you’ll need for the perfect tailgate party. We always like inviting friends to join our tailgates because the EGG is about community and having fun, so make sure if you’re inviting company you make extra - the food will be gone before you know it! Don't forget dessert
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Had my Pops over for Father's Day and attempted a TRex on 2 good size NY Strips. I seared them about 700 for 70 seconds a side telling myself to be patient. Let them rest for 20 minutes and put them back on at 375 for 5 minutes a side using my Thermapen. I was trying to pull about 130 internal. I also had filets for mom and SWMBO (I guess that's 2 SWMBO's). I let it go too long. I ended up with 2 Medium Well dried out steaks.
Often I read about failure here and people say the steaks were still good. These were NOT. Still sick just thinking about. I was jumping around acting like I knew what I was doing only to have this EPIC failure. I will rise again but had to share this painful failure.
Not sure where I went wrong. Is it normal for the temp to accelerate really quick around 120's?
I think one lesson learned is that I was trying to do too many things at once - Salmon, Asparagus, two different types of steak.
Experience - of which I have very little - can be a painful teacher and expensive.
Couldn't take pictures - just too ugly.