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LBGE got lots of use this weekend

Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum

This weekend we decided to test out our new Two Tier Swing Rack Friday was a couple nice NY Strip Steaks, the new grate was perfect for getting a nice sear on the steaks!

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Saturday we loaded up the Two Tier and had a appetizer  Egg-stravaganza! Moinkballs, ABTs, and Pig shots. It was the first time for moinkballs and all were great for some football watching snacks. 


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Chili was for dinner but it was done on the stove top and I didn't get any pics, a great day with a nice win from the Sooners! 

Sunday we tried out some jerky for the first time using a few different methods we found on here and elsewhere. We had the lump in a coffee can in the middle of the egg with the DigiQ set to 160° for 9 hours. 


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We were pretty happy with the result and will be trying different flavors again soon! 

For dinner we did some bone in Pork Chops rubbed with Bad Byron's Butt Rub indirect at 325° and they were so tender and juicy! I had forgotten how well they turn out on the egg and will be doing these more often. 

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It was a fun weekend with a bunch of different things cooked on the egg and a "GRATE" use of the new swing rack! 

Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,313
    Looking good!

    My daughter doesn't have any soccer games this weekend so hopefully I can have a very eggy weekend as well!
    XL BGE and Mini Max in Cincinnati, Ohio
    "REMEMBER DUANE ALLMAN"
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  • CGW1CGW1 Posts: 332
    Everything looks really great..nice job!!!!!
    Franco Ceramic Grillworks www.ceramicgrillworks.com
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  • It all looks great.  +1 on the grill marks.  I use the lower grate by itself for steaks just to get those great marks.
    My actuary says I'm dead.
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  • Awesome looking cooks - I actually remove the top grate from my swing grate and place directly on top of the coals for a direct sear. Move to large rack to reat desired temp...... Works almost like the spider rig.....
    LBGE - Swing Grate - Platesetter - Pimaster110 - Pizza Stones - Maverick E732 - Thermapen - Dutch Ovens Abbeville, SC
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  • CGW1CGW1 Posts: 332
    @ davejames. Please post a pic the next time you do that...I'd like to see that. Better yet send me a pm, I don't wanna seem like I'm egging on sales. Thanks
    Franco Ceramic Grillworks www.ceramicgrillworks.com
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  • CGW1 said:
    @ davejames. Please post a pic the next time you do that...I'd like to see that. Better yet send me a pm, I don't wanna seem like I'm egging on sales. Thanks
    I will Franco - I started this talk so no pushing sales on your side..... Great product by the way....
    LBGE - Swing Grate - Platesetter - Pimaster110 - Pizza Stones - Maverick E732 - Thermapen - Dutch Ovens Abbeville, SC
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  • CGW1CGW1 Posts: 332
    Thank you. Happy to hear that your enjoying it and using it.
    Franco Ceramic Grillworks www.ceramicgrillworks.com
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    @YEMTrey weekends with little to do are great for Eggxperiments!

    Thanks @CGW1 it is nice having lots more room to come up with different cooks!

    @davejames0426 I want to see a pic of the next time! I might have to give it a try!
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,276
    My weekend...filets, brisket and then pulled pork. Love the egg.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    Looks pretty good @henapple thanks for sharing!
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 6,376
    @Solson005 that all looks great!  I am gonna have to try the bone in pork chops.  I don't think I have done those on the egg yet. 

    @henapple yours looks great too.   

    You both kept your eggs busy this weekend.  I'm sure many can relate...but I have 3 kids all in sports and it seems the wife and I are always going in 3 different directions.  I haven't had a good "egg-a-thon" weekend in a while.  Maybe November!



    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,276
    My son didn't play fall ball this year and my daughter's dance team competition doesn't start till March so my weekends consist of Friday night HS football games, Saturday and Sunday...watching football, building stage props for the dance team and smoking cigars/pork.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • DonWWDonWW Posts: 259
    Great stuff.  Candidate for eclectic weekend award.
    XL BGE.  Dallas, Texas.
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