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Big Green Eggs...kickin' butt & taking names!

PokiePokie Posts: 3
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum
A couple of weekends ago a friend, my husband, and I all cooked in a Rib cook-off. Everyone else had HUGE smokers that they were constantly attending to during the duration of the cook off. Our two eggs were opened early in the morning to put on the rubbed ribs & closed for the rest of the cooking. We had several comment that we were just sitting around shooting the breeze, having a glass of wine, etc. We even had several people comment on the eggs & want to look inside. We politely declined their suggestion and told them to come back at judging time if they wanted to peek in. About 20 minutes till we had to turn in our ribs we opened our eggs & basted them with some BBQ sauce & fired up the flames for a few minutes. We simply plopped our ribs onto the silver platter that was provided. We saw many people putting greens & sauces & fru-fru-ing up the plate. Needless to say...BGE kicked butt & took some names!! All three winners were from our two eggs. My husband took 1st, mine took 2nd (which were exactly the same ribs, rub, & sauce), and our friend's took 3rd! Some of the other cooks came over after the judging & were curious as to what this "green egg" smoker was! :)

Thanks for looking! BIG GREEN EGGS all the way!



  • Congrats!! thanks for sharing! :)
    Brandon, MS
  • Fantastic!  Ok, give up the cook details.  Temp (dome? grid?) and total time?  Raised? Any other toys involved?
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,422
    Way to represent the Egg. Great job.
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,982
    That is awesome @Pokie. Where was the cook off? How many teams were involved?

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,938
    Hell to the yeah!  Congratulations.
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,468
    Congratulations to you.
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 6,891
    Very cool!  

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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
    Nice, congrats! =D>
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,145
    Congrats, thanks for sharing, look forward to the details!
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,589
    Nice job...great for the egg but especially y'all
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  • WOW!!  Talk about keepin' it real w/ the Egg!!  CONGRATS!!  =D>

    And the funny thing is the ppl who were chastising you for "shooting the breeze" rather than slaving over an inefficient metal cooker!! 

    Methinks there just became a few more Eggheads that day!!

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  • Awesome job!!  Was this your first competition or do you do this frequently?

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  • Magnificant =D> =D>
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  • Can't say anything other than what's been said.  Congratulations! :)
    Brighton, IL (North East of St. Louis, MO)
  • DonWWDonWW Posts: 261
    Congratulations.  A BBQ tortoise and the hare storyline here.... fast and frenetic does not always win the race. 
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  • ParallelParallel Posts: 416

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  • Great news
  • SmitySmity Posts: 57
    Congrats! =D>
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