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First cold cook

Just got back from a holiday in Cuba yesterday and I missed my egg for the whole week. I need a turkey. love them on the egg.

It is going down to -21c here tonight and a high of -12c tomorrow afternoon. Im looking to cook when its the warmest. Anyone else here cook when its that low? Or lower?

Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Sledder, Quadder, Rock and Roller, Big Green Egg Smoker.

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  • -36 C is my lowest. Nasty night! The egg will perform like a champ and it's easier to control the temps cause of the increased volume of colder, more dense air.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 1,782
    Coldest it normally gets here is roughly 40s, so no I have never cooked in that weather, lol!
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  • hondabbqhondabbq Posts: 1,063

    Well its -18c and I just sparked her up.

    I guess I am just nervous about the contrasting temps causing a issue.

    Ill check back in a couple of hours.

    Winnipeg, Manitoba.

    Sledder, Quadder, Rock and Roller, Big Green Egg Smoker.

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  • Gawd I love Winterpeg. Not even winter yet :((

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • hondabbqhondabbq Posts: 1,063

    Well it all worked out. Everyting was good.

    Turkey skin got a little dark, black at the very top, so tip of the breast was a little dry. Otherwise it was a good cook.

    I dont think I will run out to use my egg as much in this kind of cold though, as fun, and as much as I love my egg, it is just too cold to be running in and out.

    Winnipeg, Manitoba.

    Sledder, Quadder, Rock and Roller, Big Green Egg Smoker.

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  • I'm in Houston, and the coldest I've ever Egged is around 45°.  Damn !  That was no fun !!!


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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • hondabbq said:

    Well it all worked out. Everyting was good.

    Turkey skin got a little dark, black at the very top, so tip of the breast was a little dry. Otherwise it was a good cook.

    I dont think I will run out to use my egg as much in this kind of cold though, as fun, and as much as I love my egg, it is just too cold to be running in and out.

    Good on you, true Canadian spirit. It was 3C here on the left coast yesterday, and I postponed doing a steak. As an Ontario ex-pat, I used to bring my propane tank in the house to warm it up and then wrap it with a heat blanket so I could BBQ in the winter, I have grown so soft. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • I'm in Houston, and the coldest I've ever Egged is around 45°.  Damn !  That was no fun !!!


    There wouldn't be any point at all in owning a BGE if we in the north waited until it was above 45*F to egg anything. I just finished doing a sirloin tip tonight in the freezing rain. Had to scrape the  ice off before putting the cover back on. There is nothing like shoveling a path in the snow to the BBQ for a mouth watering cook.
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