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Ta daaa!! Rib eyes on the small.

Breaking in the small tonight wife ribeyes!

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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Those eggs need a HOME! Ha , I'm just jealous, I want a small BAD!
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
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  • WolfpackWolfpack Posts: 1,930
    MCN- strongly considering a Small to go with my XL. Let me know how you like it and will you post a pic with the steaks on? Trying to get a handle on how much it will hold. Good luck and thanks so much.
    Greensboro, NC
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    @kosko
    It's coming! Hoping to put sealer on it tomorrow


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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    edited March 2013
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    Boom. Pulled around 130. Got away from me. Wife likes med well so it's all good


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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    @wolfpack
    I think I posted pic when you posted comment!


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  • WolfpackWolfpack Posts: 1,930
    Looks like you could fit 3 maybe 4 good sized steaks. Sound about right? Let me know how you like it.
    Greensboro, NC
  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    Did you marinate those chops??
  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 4,038
    Very nice looking cook! I'm jealous of your new addition! :)
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,207
    @MCN: way to break in the small in style!

    @Wolfpack: all the cool eggheads are getting smalls... Just sayin'.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    Lol. Caliking hit the nail on the head!! These steaks were amazing. Turned out to be med to med rare. Perfect. The small is a much different beast. I will have to start learning the vents again. I was a little rushed, didn't wanna get to 700 and just didn't have a clue were to put vent so I did what I do on my large. Cooked these around 450 for 3 min a side then thermapen read 130-135.
    Dyal_SC said:

    Very nice looking cook! I'm jealous of your new addition! :)

    They sell them everyday!!

    Did you marinate those chops??

    Yes sir. Just trying new things. Did a two hour marinade with jack Daniels classic steak house marinate bag. It was really good. A tad sweet and I'm not really a sweet fan
    Wolfpack said:

    Looks like you could fit 3 maybe 4 good sized steaks. Sound about right? Let me know how you like it.

    I think 4 would work easy.


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  • Wolfpack said:
    MCN- strongly considering a Small to go with my XL. Let me know how you like it and will you post a pic with the steaks on? Trying to get a handle on how much it will hold. Good luck and thanks so much.
    Got a small to accompany my XL for Christmas. Have used it about twice as much as the XL in the last 2 months. 

    Do it, do it...
    Killen, AL (The Shoals)
    XL, Small, Minimax, and Mini BGEs
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    I can see using this a ton. It used so much less coal. And very quick nice neat and tidy.
    @wolfpack
    Have you seen the different eggs in person? Sound dumb but I hadn't until I got seriously in the market for my second


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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,911
    edited March 2013
    Way to break in the little guy! It's perfect for a quick cook! 
    =D>

    @Wolfpack @Kosko smalls are great for a second egg! They are big enough to cook for a group and can travel fairly easy as well! 
    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. 
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    edited March 2013
    @solson005
    Thanks boss. Man it's awesome. My wife did all the sides. I fired up this baby and had steaks in 20 min! This is gonna increase my weekday egging like crazy! I really hope to put them in the table tomorrow.


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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 3,415
    That looks awesome, wish I would have cooked today instead of giving in to the laziness of my wife.
    :))
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,851
    Congrats. I love my small and it uses much less lump than the large. One thing I have realized is that RO lump works better in my small than WG, which I prefer for the Large. I have more or less started using each lump exclusively with the Egg it works best in. Let us know if you find any similar variables or differences.
    XL,L,S 
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • njlnjl Posts: 853
    Is marinating ribeye common?  My usual prep for ribeye is just to let them get close to room temp, open the package, dry them off, sprinkle with a little kosher salt mix, maybe add a light sprinkling of my home made rib rub, and toss them into the egg.
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    @njl
    Yea I think it's common. I usually just do salt pepper on a room temp steak like you said, but saw this while I was shopping and wanted to try it. Was very easy and good.


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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    I allow my steaks to rest at room temperature for at least an hour before cooking.  during this period i rub in some Kikkoman "Marinade & Sauce" liquid.  Sprinkle some fresh couse ground black pepper and kosher salt on each side. 
  • LoggerLogger Posts: 249
    Kikkoman on a steak is awesome.  Makes folks really wonder what's on it after it's cooked..
    I just use the Kikkoman low Sodium Soy Sauce and some Montreal Steak Seasoning.

    OKC area  XL - Medium
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    Logger said:

    Kikkoman on a steak is awesome.  Makes folks really wonder what's on it after it's cooked..
    I just use the Kikkoman low Sodium Soy Sauce and some Montreal Steak Seasoning.

    @logger
    My mouth is watering thinking about that


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  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Nice break in cook @MrCookingNurse. Looks like you need to update your profile signature line to include the little one before it gets jealous of the LBGE.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    Ha lol. Thanks for the reminder. Would hate it to feel like a step child


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