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Does your partner/significant other use the Egg?

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  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,298
    My wife does not do any outdoor cooking.  My daughter liked cooking on the gas, but not on my weber kettle or Egg.  I'm trying to get her to embrace charcoal, but the charcoal dirt/dust has an ick factor. 

    I grew up with charcoal and refused to own gas for many years. Hopefully I'll get her to leave the dark side and go charcoal.  My boys are a lost cause. Maybe they'll wake up soon, but I fear that they will be cooking crappy frozen burgers on a gasser for lack of effort.  #-o
    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
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  • brentseebrentsee Posts: 99

    I cook on the egg 100% of the time.  Wife will assist with wrapping food in tin foil, getting serving dishes, running to get me this or that, preping veggies etc, but best of all she always cleans up my mess - and I appreciate that. ( I do help sometimes)

     

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  • JerkChickenJerkChicken Posts: 551
    My wife couldn't light a match let alone the egg!
    LBGE, Weber OTG w/ Rotisserie, Weber Genesis S-330, Chargriller Duo, AR-15, AK-47
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  • Rich_ieRich_ie Posts: 268
    Nope never! 
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  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,013
    My wife leaves it to me. I showed her how to light it, but that was the extent of her eggsperience.
    Mark Annville, PA
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  • spotco2spotco2 Posts: 61
    My wife bought it for me and sat in the shade watching as I assembled it. She also brings home random chunks of protein and tells me to cook it.

    That's about the extent of her touching the egg.
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  • EggbertsdadEggbertsdad Posts: 794
    My wife will light mine for me when she's hungry and I'm on my way home. Other than that she doesn't cook on it.
    Sarasota, FL via Boynton Beach, FL, via Sarasota, FL, via Charleston, SC, via The Outer Banks, via God's Country (East TN on Ft. Loudon Lake)
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  • Howdy_DoodyHowdy_Doody Posts: 146
    My wife likes to grill on "her" mini, but has no interest in cooking things on the large or medium.
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  • Once my wife got over her fear of flashbacks, she started to occasionally cook burgers on the egg.

    Overall...I've cooked 80-90% of our dinners on the egg since getting it in April.  She absolutely loves the fact that she is not cooking dinner much any more.  Prior to the egg...most of our dinners were cooked indoors, by her. (Big..big difference !) 

    I don't think she will venture into the low and slows. Maybe at some point steaks and chicken.
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  • Yea right, that is a good one. My wife cook, heck no.  I do 90% of the cooking in the house and the wife loves it that way.  I do too!  LOL
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  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 988

    Before the eggs, I cooked on the gasser 3 to 4 nights per week and she cooked using the oven or stove the other nights. Since we brought home the 1st egg on March 6th, she has cooked twice - my favorite chili recipe both times.  She says she enjoys my cooking and has no interest in lighting or cooking on either of our eggs.  However, she keeps our home spotless, puts up with me, tells everyone how great of a cook I am, and brings me drinks; so I have no problem with doing the cooking.

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

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  • NewportlocalNewportlocal Posts: 474
    I do 99% of the cooking in my house and like how the food turns out. She does make the guacamole. Earlier in our relationship she was cooking and the stove caught on fire and was burning up the wall. I still love to tease her about it occasionally. I came home from work to the fire dept. putting it out. I found the cat after a long search in a cabinet at the other end of the house. The cat actually shut himself in the cabinet.
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  • BaysidebobBaysidebob Posts: 489
    No no no no no!  It's mine, all mine!  I can't say that about much around the house but cooking outdoors is MINE.
    My actuary says I'm dead.
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  • thebtlsthebtls Posts: 2,300
    Nope,only that which it produces...
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  • newegg13newegg13 Posts: 231
    Taught the wife how to light it and regulate the temp. tonight.  Cooking is next.  Baby steps!
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    Birmingham, AL
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  • TexAg87TexAg87 Posts: 22
    I've only had mine a few weeks, but so far only I have cooked on it. I don't expect that will change. We work together on prep sometimes, but she has enjoyed the change to routine eating brought on by the addition of the egg. Only a matter of time until the 2nd egg takes up residence on the deck...
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,238
    We both are eggers.  
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • horsefleshhorseflesh Posts: 204
    She sears. I BBQ. It's a good arrangement. 
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  • Hubby bought it for me, I cook on it for him. It's the perfect arrangement. Nobody touches my eggy but me other than to roll it on and off of the screened porch. My egg is the best gift he ever gave me and I'm sure he feels the same!
    "If you have the means, I highly recommend it." - Ferris Bueller
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  • tnbarbqtnbarbq Posts: 248
    I am the eggmaster of my house.
    Scooter 
    Mid TN. Hangin' in the 'Boro. MIM Judge
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  • I just shared the basics of this post with my wife. Her comment was...."I wouldn't even know how to light that thing". Ok, I'm gonna give her a hall pass on the "that thing" reference. Once. :-j
    PROUD MEMBER OF THE WHO DAT NATION!
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  • My wife does not like all the smoke at start up. it makes you stink and she hates it!! :) so, I do all the cooking on the Egg.
    Brandon, MS
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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,546
    My wife doesn't like the dirty lump so no Egg for her, she will use the Weber though.
                                                                        
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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,847
    edited January 2013
    Since I last posted I've actually come home from work to find the Mrs and my son smiling next to a warming egg.

    So proud. :)>-
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    Bridget is a natural chef.  She has an innate sense of taste and a mastery of pairing spices, textures and courses.  I'm not so shabby in the kitchen, although my methodology is sons of anarchy and chaos, and bold, burn-a-fistula levels of heat, that I tone down for her sake.

    But, as much as I try, she defers egg operation to me.  But it's all good.  We share the cooking 50/50 and work as a team.
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    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 9,950
    My wife uses the egg. Not as a utensil of cooking, but as a weapon. She can guilt me into anything.
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  • td66snrftd66snrf Posts: 751
    My wife will but my significant other won't. My girlfriend is on the fence about it.
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE, MINI, 2 Kubs, Fire Magic Gasser
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 9,950
    td66snrf said:

    My wife will but my significant other won't. My girlfriend is on the fence about it.

    What about your babymama?
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  • HashmakerHashmaker Posts: 149
    I've been with my wife for 22 years now and she's maybe cooked 10 meals in that time. She's not allowed to touch "My Egg"! I do all the planning, shopping, prepping and cooking but the best part about all of this is, she does the cleaning! It works well for us. It is interesting to see so many men that do all the cooking.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    My wife uses the egg. Not as a utensil of cooking, but as a weapon. She can guilt me into anything.
    ...so you're saying the egg is like sex?  :D  A weapon of domination and control?
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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