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New Egghead on Board in the Lone Star State . . .

Texas JimTexas Jim Posts: 3
edited 8:59AM in EggHead Forum
Hello all. I'm so excited to finally be an Egghead and to start learning tips and recipes from everyone on this fine community. I have not been this excited about a purchase since . . . well . . . NEVER! Did Ribeyes for first cook last night and I was very impressed, as I knew I would be. Virgin Egger here, so please be gentle!


  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Lets see if we can get your pic to show....

  • Egg JujuEgg Juju Posts: 658
    By golly that looks like a virgin egg to me! Nice steaks and welcome aboard.
    Large and Small BGE *
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673

    What part of TX?
  • We live in North Dallas - little Suburb called Melissa.
  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841
    Not far from me in Allen. I'm doing a demo cook at Elliotts hardware in Plano tomorrow. Come on out if you get the chance.
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,239
    Welcome aboard. Glad to have another Texan here. You already know it, but you are going to love you egg.

    Hornnok - what time is the demo? Maybe I'll come up. Doesn't that Elliots carry Dizzy Pig? I could use some of the other flavors.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings


  • OconeeDawgOconeeDawg Posts: 148
    Welcome dude great looking steaks!
  • Great - now I know I have an expert egger close by that can get me going. I'm in a golf tournament tomorrow morning, but would love to come by after. What time are you doing your demo? My name is Jim by the way.
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673
  • Welcome aboard, JIm. Eggin's fun.
  • Welcome & Congrat's T.J.
    RibEye's were my first BGE cook and is a nice way to initiate the BGE! Nice Steaks & pic's, looking forward to see more.
    BGE'er since 1996 Large BGE 1996, Small BGE 1996, Mini BGE 1997
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Your gunna like this place then cause there is a whole lot of Tex-y-kins here already.

    Welcome to the forum. ;)
  • Welcome Texas Jim!
    Horn honk hosts a little gathering every November, too. ;)
  • BigjohnBigjohn Posts: 144
    Welcome to the cult Jim. I'm a fairly new egghead myself. This is a great group of people and a lot of fun to be around. Just ask your questions and someone on this network of eggheads will give you an answer.
  • Hi Big John
    Good to see you posting! Sure nice to meet you and the Mrs (Beverly was her name?)
    in Salado. Will you two be in Athens? Eggspect to see you cookin in Salado next year!
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,660
    Tim Tim Tim: it is spelled Texans my friend.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,660
    Jim glad to have you posting. I am sorry but cannot remember you at Salado (hell, can't remember me at Salado).
    Will you be in Austin a week from Saturday?
    Welcome to our world....
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • BigjohnBigjohn Posts: 144
    Everywhere I look I see your picture or your name. You sure are a popular girl. I thought I saw a picture of you cooking in OKC but I must have been mistaken, I think Ku does all the work and you do the PR.
    My wife is Beverly and we have tried to get rooms in Athens at the BW and HI but they said they were full. I thought I would even attempt to cook but now I don't know.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,660
    Johnny are you guys coming to Austin?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • beesbees Posts: 335
    Welcome to EGGworld! Looks like you had a good first cook. Are those gloves on the side? Good luck, Randy
  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841
    The food should start coming off 11-ish. Yes, Elliotts sells all the Dizzy Pig rubs! And Ozark Oak lump. We are spoiled in Plano :woohoo:
  • BigjohnBigjohn Posts: 144
    We haven't really talked about Austin. We thought Athens would probably be our next fest if we can get a room at a decent place. I tried in March to get reservations but things were full, Best Western told me to call back in a few weeks to see if there were any cancellations. We would like to see everyone again.
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    :laugh: Thanks Mickey. :)
  • Judy MayberryJudy Mayberry Posts: 1,679

    Everything looks so NEW!!!! That's a great start, and my favorite steak. That's not excitement it's passion, what keeps us all hooked up together here. Looking forward to more photos of your cooks.
    Judy in San Diego
  • :laugh: Ku, my Hawaiian poolboy, has to earn his keep :evil:

    I got the 3rd from last "Eggfest" room; jzcc got the second from last

    they had some suites for $129 left

    some other motels in town; town can't be bigger than Salado ;)

    hope you and Beverly can make it!!
  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,841
    It's usually between 10:30 until 1 or 2.
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,356
    Welcome to the forum and the community. Your fun has just begun!
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • ZymeZyme Posts: 180
    Welcome!! Been here only 2 yrs but learned SO much from folks. Lots of great links to food blogs, recipes, you name it. It's a great community and you'll be eating well!
  • BigjohnBigjohn Posts: 144
    My beautiful wife decided we were going so she called BW and got one of the suites. We will be there and I will try not to make a fool of myself cooking. Remember, I'm new to all of this tomfoolery. :ohmy:

    Normally, how many things do you try to cook during the fest?
  • Not so much as to miss all the fun and other foods B)
    Plan to cook and serve for an hour or so to make time to enjoy yourselves :woohoo:
    Glad you can make it!!!
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