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OT? BBQ class - good idea?

I have had some pretty good success with cooks I have on the Egg, but was wondering what is the general feeling on taking a bbq class?
I want to kick it up to the next level, but don't want to re-invent the wheel.
Learn tons here, but techniques like how to choose the best meat etc is an area of opportunity for me.


  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,671
    I would...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,504
    IMO reading this and other Egg forum will (as well as other BBQ forums) get you there as long as you go to a few EggFests.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Research to make sure it will meet your expectations. I signed up for one and frankly probably should have been teaching the thing. First clue was seeing that they had fired up the smoker with lighter fluid and briquettes.
  • Thanks for the feedback guys.
    Mickey - most of the Eggfests are pretty far from Ottawa. Also are there demos/classes that teach one about meat selection etc?
    If so - I will be there.
    I have no problem learning different types of cooks, but from what I learned here, the choice of meat makes a huge difference.
    Vegas - agreed - that is a bit frightening...
    Research is key here.
  • gerhardkgerhardk Posts: 842
    The dealer I bought the egg at does Saturday morning cooks, I have stopped in for a few of them and have learned as much from talking to others attending the demos. Gerhard
  • EggucatedEggucated Posts: 212
    There's one class taught in South Georgia by this guy named Myron Mixon, you may have heard of him.  I've thought of taking his weekend class, but it's a tad expensive at $750 per person for the weekend...
    Thanks, Mike "Live in such a way that if anyone should speak badly of you, no one will believe it."
  • Thanks, will see if there are any closer to Ottawa. There are probably cooks at the Ottawa dealer too.
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