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Hello to all - Going to get my FIRST EGG!!!

I can't wait. I am looking foward to getting to know all you "Eggers" and hopefully learning how to enjoy the whole BGE experience. I'll check back in tonight!


  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Congrats...the first thing you need to do is watch the DVD that comes with it,it will answer many of your initial questions...[p]Wess

  • Thanks! Will do. I went ahead and bit the bullet and got a Large Egg along with the compact table. Tell me what accesories you'd recomend.
  • hankhank Posts: 84
    Welcome ChiliPimp,
    You should most definitely go ahead and get the plate setter!
  • ChiliPimp, congrats on the Egg and on being the first to use "pimp" in your handle. Strong intro. Have a blast. I got my large egg 4 years ago for Christmas. I still use it and my small egg many nights a week. Have a blast, Scott[p]PS-get a platesetter. It's made for indirect cooking and for cooking pizza. Check out Wess's site, and the links therein for bottomless information.

  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,092
    ChiliPimp,[p]At a minimum get:[p]plate setter
    BGE pizza stone[p]Lots of other stuff to come later....[p]Kim Youngblood
    (aka vidalia1)

  • vidalia1,
    Then that's what I'll start with.

  • Thanks alot yall!
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Agreed....You may want to grab a grid lifter and an ash tool if they are not included already..[p]Wess

  • AlaskanCAlaskanC Posts: 1,346
    Scotty's Inferno,[p]Not to burst anyone's bubble, but my cousin had FishPimp a while back. ;-) But she's not officially an egger, so she doesn't
  • JLOCKHART29JLOCKHART29 Posts: 5,897
    With out the plate setter or the equivalent all you really have is a grill. The Plate setter inverted with the grill on the legs keeps the fire from directly contacting the food product. Get ready. I only burned about 5 times a year till my wife put down 500 bucks of her own bday/ Christmas cash on a medium. I said I would foot the rest. Now I burn AT LEAST 3x a week. Guys at work say thats the cheapest chef 3 times a week she can ever have!lol

  • JLOCKHART29, and the best as well!

  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    ChiliPimp,[p]Welcome!!! You'll love it.[p]Congrats on the new addition to your family.
  • Beanie-BeanBeanie-Bean Posts: 3,092
    ChiliPimp,[p]Congratulations on the new BGE! You're going to love it. Make sure you have some lump on standby ready to go.[p]-Mike[p]
  • ChiliPimp,[p]Congratulations and welcome.[p]As for accessories, well the list never ends. After my first large egg my last accessory was a medium egg, now that's and accessory.[p]You need to so some cooking then decide what 'things' you need.[p]I was provided with an ash tool and plate setter when I got my large. The dealer said to use the ash tool for a grid lifter and it works well.[p]I did end up getting a grid lift from thirdeye and would recomend that over the egg grid lift. I still use the ash tool for a grid lift much of the time.[p]So as for accessories, ash tool and plate setter for now, oh yess some tinfoil. You will quickly learn what else you just have to have.[p]have fun and let us know about some of your cooks.[p]Kent
  • ChiliPimp,[p]Welcome to the Temple of Carne![p]

  • mojopinmojopin Posts: 200
    ChiliPimp,[p]Congrats and welcome, you won't regret your purchase! And the egg makes kick a$$ chili![p]-Jill
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,715
    ChiliPimp, welcome and by chance how are your photo skills....LOL. T ACGP, Inc.
  • ChiliPimp,
    Cost of large BGE $800 (approximate), ash tool and grid lifter $50, BBQ Guru $225, friends and food you are about to make priceless!!

    Everyday is Saturday and tomorrow is always Sunday.
  • ChiliPimp,
    The most important thing you can do is to use this forum and get as much information as you can. Hit Control F and enter ham, chicken, charcoal, salmon, etc and you will find recipes and techniques. I bought my egg three weeks ago and without this site I would have been lost. I've cooked more things on this thing in the past three weeks than I did the past year on my gas grill. If you are looking for a specific accessory, I would go with the plate setter. It allows you to cook so many more things.

  • egretegret Posts: 4,107
    AlaskanC's Fish Pimp and AlaskanC's Fish Pimp's Boss......I remember them well.

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