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The Eternal Lump Debate

Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 3,976
edited March 2012 in EggHead Forum
I use BGE brand, which I really like but which seems so pricey.

I have few options where I live.  I tried Cowboy, and did not like it.

I finally dragged myself to Wally World and bought some Royal Oak.  I snagged a manager and asked if there was a volume discount, and he said the price is the same by the bag or by the pallet.

So I took it home, cleaned the XL out and did a cook exclusively with Royal Oak.  It was just fine and seemed as good as BGE (cue the person to tell me it is the same in a different bag.)

The bags are different sizes and prices.  I am not much of a math-in-the-head guy, so I waited until I got home to price them. 

Well........ the Royal Oak is $0.70 a pound and the BGE is $1.25 a pound.  My BGE dealer gives you a 10th bag free after the first 9, but that still makes 10 bags it $112.50 opposed to $77.27.

Guess I'll have to trek to one of my least favorite places to shop when I need lump.

PS here is the test cook.........

PPS set of the _)(**%# fire alarm.  Ah, the trouble with beautiful weather, open sliders, and Big Green Eggs.

Pasquali Luciano
Buon appetito to all the BGE family
XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys


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