We hope everyone’s enjoying the first few days of summer. For us, the weather heating up means one thing - the EGG’s gonna be busy! Whether you’re making stuffed burgers
for a backyard grill out, some brats
before a baseball game or searing a steak
for dinner on the patio, we hope you’re doing it with full flavor and having fun all the while!
Big Green Egg headquarters has moved - come visit our new showroom and check out the museum and culinary center too! 3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340
I finished my table today and put my new large Egg together. Of course I had to give it a try so I went out to the supermarket and bought a chicken to butterfly or spatchcock as eggers like to call the technique. Started a load of BGE charcoal with the stater cubes and had the temp up to 375 in a short time. I found it very easy to keep the temp between 350 and 400 for the hour or so required. It's odd that I always resent the pre-heating of my electric oven as a waste of electric energy and my time but starting a fire and regulating it is somehow "fun". Anyway, I cooked the chicken for an hour and checked temps. The breast were just right but thighs were a bit short. Then I saw that I could pull the thighs away from the breast and wings using tongs and put them back on the grill until they hit 180. Results were great and the process was so much easier than cooking chicken on a gas grill.
If my electric oven wasn't built into the wall I think I'd list it on Craigs List.
I love this BGE and believe this is going to be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.