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What are you egging for the 4th?

RaleighGuyRaleighGuy Posts: 207
edited 6:25AM in EggHead Forum
I'll be doing some ribs, butts, steaks, and maybe attempt a brisket (have never done a brisket, but I think I'm ready). I love the 4 day egging weekends!


Raleigh, NC


  • Rezen73Rezen73 Posts: 356
    I'll be egging vicariously through you all.

    I'm flying to Wales on Sunday for 6 days... won't be home until the following weekend. So my 4th of July will be spent on the streets of Cardiff.

    Hoping to do wings & pizza tomorrow though. :D
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,356
    Nothing, unless we come home early on the 4th. Kids don't have an egg.
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • Put the West coast on your bucket list while in Bonny Scotland. Mightynice.
  • Rezen73Rezen73 Posts: 356
    Planning on driving to Inverness from London with my inlaws in September, stopping for a day at Ben Nevis on the way (and lots of stops inbetween!).

    Which part of the west coast do you recommend?

  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    Try cooking your briskey hotter than you would pork shoulder, say 325ish. It turns out alot better in my opinion.
  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,788
    ribs, chicken wings, flank steak (fajitas), lots of vegetables, and more, but not sure what else yet.
  • My wife tells me that steaks are in my future but I really want to try to do pastrami. I figure if I put a corned beef in the fridge at lunch that will be a pretty good motivator.

    My oldest daughter wants shrimp and the youngest just wants Sounds like surf and turf is coming up.

  • tacodawgtacodawg Posts: 335
    Starting a little early. Tonight a tri tip so I can use the left overs for lunch. Saturday  afternoon ribs for some friends coming over. Sunday doing a pork butt for some ABTs on Monday.. Monday is a holiday I will let someonelse cook that day...
  • ScubaQScubaQ Posts: 7
    Hosting two parties here

    Santa Maria tri tip (morro bay rich)
    Pizza on the egg

    Abt dip
    Monk balls
    Whatever is left in fridge
    Co-founder-PNWBA Eggfest; Certified KCBS & PNWBA Judge Toys: Lg BGE, Weber Performer, RCS Natural Gas Infra | |
  • RaleighGuyRaleighGuy Posts: 207
    Oh! Forgot about ABT's. Local peppers are just starting to come in here.


    Raleigh, NC

  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,421
    Can't wait. Been a hard week at work and I'm lookin forward to some Fun with a capital F.

    Slow smoked *Old Fashion Spare Ribs*, roasted corn on the cob, tater wedges with big blobs of sour cream and chives, beer brats while listening to Bob Uecker- Mr. Baseball and the Brewer games, strawberry short cake, buttermilk biscuits with a ton of butta. Kicking it off tonight with a Friday Night Fish Fry.
    American Flag is flying high. Free Ice Cold Beer all day tomorrow. Bluegrass music playin in the background, smokin a pipe or two of Uhle's Black Stoker.

    Cheers! :cheer:
  • EgginTigerEgginTiger Posts: 101
    my parents will be in town so my dad will be doing the cooking this weekend, hopefully he'll do steaks, ribs or chicken....or maybe all 3 :)
  • Austex_EggerAustex_Egger Posts: 153
    Going to do my first low and slow on the Egg this weekend. Doing a brisket and a couple butts. Can't believe how much I am looking forward to smoking meats! :)
  • The ride from Ben Nevis along Loch Lochy and then Loch Ness to Inverness is real nice. I recommend crossing to the north side of Lock Ness at Fort Agustus and taking the ride on that side of the Lock. A stop at the Loch Ness Monster Museum in Drumnadrochit is a nice place for a break.

    If you are not pressed for time, a drive up Glen Moriston is real nice - it's one way in and back down the same road.

    Out of your way for this trip, but a ride along the same Lochs down to Oban for the night is nice.

    We once took a weekend ride up the east coast to John of Groats, then along the north, and back down the west coast and stopped at Inverewe Gardens - real nice

    If you are skiers, you will want to visit Aviemore and Cairngorm this winter.

    We became professional picnicers and hit the road often between 82-87 when we lived in Nairn.


    BTW - The Whiskey trail along the river Spey is outstanding.
  • Got a house full of visitors until the 9th and a 4 more visiting staying in hotels over the 4th weekend. Not sure yet, but have a turkey thawing in the fridge and will probably do a couple tri tips, some ribs, and finger food like moink balls, wing lollies, and stuffed fritos.
  • RaleighGuyRaleighGuy Posts: 207
    Never heard of stuffed fritos. Just did a search and saw a previous Stuffed Fritos pic post made by you. They look interesting.


    Raleigh, NC

  • wallyjarwallyjar Posts: 123
    Starting Sat feed for 30-40 on Sunday.

    Pulled pork
    baby backs
    spare ribs
    an all the trimmings
  • Doing a brisket sunday morning, throw some hamburgers and sausage on while the brisket rests, set the egg back up low and slow to finish the burnt ends...mmmmm
  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428

    I know what I'm doing this weekend..... just not sure it'll all fit on my Egg. Heheheee.
    Happy Trails

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
  • dsmithdsmith Posts: 147
    12 Brats
    4 Polish Sausage links
    28# of pulled pork butt
    14# of crab legs (will steam these)
    Inumerable Rolaids...
  • dsmithdsmith Posts: 147
    12 Brats
    4 Polish Sausage links
    28# of pulled pork butt
    14# of crab legs (will steam these)
    Inumerable Rolaids...
  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 1,878
    Sunday, 5.8 lb chicken for spatchcock, Monday, 2 4lb racks of St Louis Spare Ribs low and slow.

    :P :P
    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
  • RaleighGuyRaleighGuy Posts: 207
    That is a beautiful sight!!!!


    Raleigh, NC

  • PWisePWise Posts: 1,173
    Pork butt (160F just now...)
    Sea Scallops
    Bluefin Tuna

  • please adopt me :)
  • PWisePWise Posts: 1,173
    Hehehe feel free to come visit anytime!!

  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    Just got back from the store.

    Fri nite - Bronzed Snapper, roasted mixed veggies and hush puppies

    Sat Nite - Strawberry/Red Onion salad, some prime filets, caberbet baby portabellas,

    Sunday - Wings, wings, wings, and beer, beer, beet

    Monday - Not sure yet....but ribs are likely

    Wishing everyone a very happy and SAFE 4th!!
  • PrimePrime Posts: 52
    We are doing burgers and ABTs.
  • EldeElde Posts: 148
  • I just got back from a business trip to Europe last night and missed my egg!!

    Pizza tonight!

    Taking ABTs to a friends tomorrow - probably something else too - wings are usually a fan favorite.

    Burgers for Lunch on Monday
    Ribs for dinner on Monday.

    I have one week of heavy egging then back on the road again... Delta Airlines stock price is inversely proportional to how much egging I do..
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