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Another Mother and Child reunion - Chicken and Egg

Weather forecast was for afternoon thunder, so picked up a big Roaster I could do inside if needed.  Got a break in the weather and fired up the Egg.  Thought about Spatching it, but had already had a couple adult beverages (it is a Holiday) and was afraid I'd cut my finger off.  So I decided to just make an old fashioned roasted chicken.  Seasoned with just S/P and Poultry Seasoning.  No smoke, 400 Indirect for about 3 hours.  Overshot the temp and pulled it off at 183 breast IT.  Shows how good the Egg is for this, as it was still one of the juiciest chickens I've done.  
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 12,084
    Great cook-if you have your choice between lucky and good, take lucky every time :)
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood.
  • Nice cook TJ! Discretion with the finger saving decision not to spatchcock was key. Nothing ruins a holiday like going to the ER.

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    Flint, Michigan

    Where shootings and tap water are equally deadly

    My fleet of eggs: XL, Small & Mini.

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