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Tonight's Eggventures

FearlessGrillFearlessGrill Posts: 695
edited 2:43PM in EggHead Forum
I spent some time this evening using my large BGE to cook up a variety of things for this weekend...

I started off by fire-roasting some eggplants for an eggplant appetizer my wife is making for a party this weekend. I cooked these direct at 450 dome, and turned them every 4 minutes to blacken the skin on all four sides.


Then I switched over to an indirect setup to cook a nectarine pie that my wife made. I cooked it at 400 degrees dome for about half an hour. I put the pizza stone in under it to warm the stone up for my next cook.


My helper got bored at this point and contemplated her toes.


After I took the pie out, I cooked a loaf of honey wheat bread on the pizza stone that I had been warming up. I also cooked that at 400 degrees for about half an hour.


Once the bread was done, I switched back to a direct setup and cooked up some fresh swordfish steaks for dinner that had been marinating in some sesame oil, cilantro, habaneros and fish sauce. I cooked them for 4 minutes per side at 550 degrees.


The swordfish steaks were plated and topped with a sauce containing vinegar, sugar, habaneros, chopped cilantro, and salt. This dish was fantastic.




  • frankie482frankie482 Posts: 257
    Great multitasking!

    Cute kid!

    Food looks delicious!
  • phar71phar71 Posts: 44
    Man, well done! Those fish steaks look great, will have to try those.
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    John, You know how to do it man!! Keep it up!!
    Cute helper, redhead?
    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."
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    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    My first wife, bless her heart, couldn't cook with four burners and an oven! :pinch: :silly: :sick: :P :P

    Capt Frank
    Homosassa, FL
  • FluffybFluffyb Posts: 1,815
    Everything looks great! And your helper is a real cutie.
  • Thanks! She's kind of reddish blonde at this point. Still just 5 months old, so we'll see how it turns out.

  • They really were good. My wife found fresh ones at the market she went to today. So much better than previously frozen. The recipe should be up on our site in the next couple of weeks. I'll post it here once we get a chance to write it up.

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