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Day #1 with BGE: Awesome

vonbondsvonbonds Posts: 22
edited 2:54AM in EggHead Forum
So in another thread I showed my first ever BGE meal cooked, boneless chicken thighs. For dinner we just made some beer brats as described here many times, simmering in beer with chopped onion for ~20 minutes then finished off on the BGE. Maybe it is just us elated we have this new "toy" but we swear the food tastes better when cooked on the BGE :). Here is a pic of the brats, they were delicious!

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So it is official, we are in love with our BGE and I can't wait to cook our next meal on it!!!

Comments

  • Dave in FloridaDave in Florida Posts: 1,090
    I also thought that the food tasted better because of the "new toy". The more and more I cook on it the more I am convinced the egg has improved my cooking. Plus the wife says my cooking has went to another level. She even thinks the egg was worth the cost now. :woohoo:
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  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
     
    but first, those are nice looking brats there. I think we will cook some tomorrow.

    Well now for the bad news first. Eating out isn't going to be as much fun or enjoyable as it used to be.

    The good news, after thousands of cooks, I agree, the food tastes better when done on the egg.

    There is only one thing better than cooking an egg...

    that's cooking of 2 eggs.

    Congratulations, nice to read your excitement. Here are some brats done direct on the mini (my 4th egg - just he wife and I here).
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    and a little comfort food just to let you know it can be done on the egg too.

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    I just don't enjoy tuna melts done anywhere else any more, same with toasted cheese and tomato sandwiches.

    GG
  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Awesome pics, Kent :woohoo:
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,293
    Welcome to the cult....errr....club :laugh:

    I smile every time I read a post like this because it brings back memories from 3 years ago when I got mine. Things only keep getting better!

    Enjoy and keep up the good work.
    Knoxville, TN
    Nibble Me This
  • Rezen73Rezen73 Posts: 356
    Grandpas Grub wrote:
    Eating out isn't going to be as much fun or enjoyable as it used to be.

    While I agree with the rest of the post, this was the most poignant and pithy portion. Absolutely 100% agree. Once you cook properly on an egg, eating out just won't be the same. Hate to admit it but I've become somewhat of a "bbq" snob since personally, I feel I can cook any barbecue far better on my egg than I can get in any restaurant (when I was in Texas, that was an opinion... now that I'm in Scotland, it's a FACT!! hehe)
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Tom,

    When the first thing you think of in the morning, at the very moment you open your eyes, is what's for dinner....don't worry. It's normal. :laugh: :woohoo:

    Two things I wish I had done was organize my pics in photobucket and keep a 'cooks log book' to remember what the heck has gone'on. :P In the end all the foods better so who gives a hoot, :)
  • ron4fishron4fish Posts: 144
    Eating out isn't going to be as much fun or enjoyable as it used to be.

    I agree, I used to enjoy eating at Famous Dave's but now when it is suggested we go there I can't bring myself to do it. Nothing is as good as food on the EGG.
  • vonbondsvonbonds Posts: 22
    Adam,

    I am already keeping a photo journal of each item I cook with a brief description on how I prepared and cooked it.

    http://lewisfamilyphotos.smugmug.com/Cooking/BigGreenEgg

    Now, what's for dinner??? :)
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,616
    Looks great, Tom. You will soon find out that everything does taste better on the egg, its not just because you have a new toy that you think that, it really does. Welcome to the cult, you are on your way to becoming an egghead for sure.

    Here's a pic of my brat from Friday's lunch topped with sauerkraut and pulled pork. It was delish!

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    Rowlett, Texas

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,582
    Tom your wife is going to say: "put the damn camera down so we can eat".
    They all do :laugh:
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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