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Newbie - Weekend Cooking

Bulldog MomBulldog Mom Posts: 242
edited 10:25AM in EggHead Forum
So, I set as my goal for the weekend to cook on my three-week old egg at least 2 of 3 dinners.

Mission Accomplished! No offense to the throwdown that was also occurring this weekend - I just don't care for squash - otherwise, I would have participated.

Saturday Night - Cedar Planked Ribeye with Aparagus Drizzled with Bleu Cheese:DSCF0175.jpg
Completely yummy - although too much longer than I originally anticipated.

Sunday Night - Dinner with the Potentate of Aladdin Shrine. Grilled pizza and meatball calzone...
Pizza as it was coming off the grill:
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Calzone in various stages of cooking:
Meatballs...
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Stuffed-precook:
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Coming off the cook:
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Pre-eat:
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I took a little ribbing for taking photos, but the kudos were far worth it! :P

Comments

  • Ex-GasmanEx-Gasman Posts: 287
    All looks very good. Great job !!!!
  • Bluecrab3Bluecrab3 Posts: 328
    Congrats on your success!!! I know all about the ribbing when the camera comes out...nice work.
  • Aunt CrazyAunt Crazy Posts: 378
    Looks beautiful! How did it taste? My curse is gorgeous looking pizzas with crap for crust. My friend, Judy, is helping me with this. First attempt with her advice coming this week...
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    A space between the stone and the platesetter is "key" if you ask me.
  • JeffersonianJeffersonian Posts: 4,244
    That's a helluva lineup for a newbie. Nice cooks, Red.
  • Bulldog MomBulldog Mom Posts: 242
    I do admit, the crust on the 'zza was lacking something. I goofed a pizza into a calzone last week and that seemed more satisfying.

    This time I tried to heat grill to temp indirect with platesetter, rather than getting it sizzling, then putting platesetter and stone on to heat up.

    Long story short, I got a ways to go. But nothing got discarded! :)
  • c tredwellc tredwell Posts: 575
    Hey Red-
    Great looking cook! ;) Pretty impressive for a newbie :woohoo: . I cooked for 2 dinner parties this weekend, and boy did my friends have fun with me for breaking out the camera. I think my quote was, "you wouldn't be eating this good if I hadn't found this site, so shut up, sit down, and eat while I continue my nerdyness!" :woohoo: :woohoo:

    chris
    go dawgs
  • Bulldog MomBulldog Mom Posts: 242
    I'll keep that one liner in my backpocket for next time.
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Very nice looking cooks/talents you have!! Love the mascot! Keep them coming.
    Molly
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
    Bill Bradley; American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey
    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • Bulldog MomBulldog Mom Posts: 242
    We have 5 "mascots." If we put the food in front of the living ones, we wouldn't have anything left for ourselves!
    :lol:
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    Yummy lookin cook! ;)
  • Aunt CrazyAunt Crazy Posts: 378
    That is Judy's advice as well--and a pizza screen. I will keep you posted....
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,817
    Red Egghead,

    Really nice cooks man! My eggs never looked that fresh when I finally cooked something really good. The picture thing is something that your family and friends will have to get used to. They will be happy to for the food quality.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Looks like you are off to a nice start. Enjoy the eats. :)
  • BigGreenDawgBigGreenDawg Posts: 327
    Heck I've been cookin' on mine for over two years and have yet to attempt pizza, add that to the fact that you are a dawg! Well that right there makes you a fantastic human being. :woohoo:
  • Very nice - I've gotta try calzone.

    Michael
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