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edited 7:17AM in EggHead Forum
Well, Ladies and Gentleman: [p] I had visited a family in Seattle that are patients of mine and Helen, the mom, made the most wonderful meal that was so good I couldn’t stop talking about it. She put on the BGE what appeared to be small T-bones. Time went by, she served it up, and I told her that this was the best steak that I have ever had... she said it was lamb! I just couldn’t believe it... And ...To make a very long story short, this wonderful family has given me a large Big Green Egg as a thank-you ! God and friends are good! So my question to you is this, what should I make for my family’s first meal on the Egg and how would you do it ? They prefer beef, as to I. Thank you in advance.[p]Dr. H.

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  • Dr. H.,[p]Steak is always good on the egg. Fire the temp up to 600 or so and throw them on for just 5 minutes or so per side. Then shut the top and bottom dampers and let it dwell for about 5 minutes more. Take care when opening the lid, as steam will be coming out where the handle is (use a long garden glove or leather glove if you have nothing else). [p]Veal Chops or T-Bones are great as well if you can find them in the stores. I prefer steaks at least 1-1/2" thick, if you do any thinner, only 3-4 minutes per side. Enjoy, what a great gift.[p]Jeff

  • Wise OneWise One Posts: 2,645
    Dr. H., I think the "Jerked Grouper with Papaya Jam" that was posted by BobbyQue is as good as it gets anywhere.

  • Trout BumTrout Bum Posts: 343
    Dr. H.,
    I'd go with steaks. Get some 1" or a little over NY Strip Steaks, Poterhouse or T-bone. Crank the Egg to 750* and put em on for about 4 minutes a side and then shut her down and dwell till done. About 135*-140* internal temperature for medium rare. A little Montreal seasoning or Char Crust would add a nice touch.
    B D

  • Dr. H.,
    If you want beef, go to your local Sam's Club or equivalent and buy some nice beef tenderloin steaks. Cook them just as you would steaks. Oh baby.....[p]TNW

    The Naked Whiz
  • Dr. H.,
    They can be my friends too? Please introduce me!

  • ShelbyShelby Posts: 803
    Dr. H.,
    And I thought I had a good friend by introducing me to BGE!
    Since you like beef, nice, thick rib-eyes are always a favorite and easy to cook. Might be me, but the times listed in this thread seem to be a bit on the long side, tending to cook a steak past the medium stage.
    And since you don't have to invest in the Egg itself, you can now go out and get all the needed accessories!
    Enjoy!

  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    Dr. H.,
    Great story and welcome to the new owners and the "Club Egg" forum.
    Your story reminds me of the old day's when Dr's were paid in a similar manner, a hen, garden supplies, fresh meats, Ect.
    Now is done with "Egg's" yet!! Great haul Dr. H..:-)
    I go with steak myself, but you may wish to duplicate your friends fine cook with the lamb steaks. Let us know about that recipe!!
    Cheers..
    C~W[p]

  • JJJJ Posts: 951
    Dr. H.,
    Since they did lamb for you and the both of you enjoy beef go for this recipe. Little time consuming but well worth the effort.

    [ul][li]It's a winner[/ul]
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