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Get ready to turn up the heat as we dive into August. While there are only a few weeks left to perfect those tailgate recipes, summer isn’t over yet! Two things we’ll be making this month are Chile Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops and Bell Pepper Kabobs. Then, relax after a cookout with a cool dessert cooked on your EGG - Ice Cream Sandwiches! You can mix and match your favorite cookie flavors with ice cream flavors. Simple, yet delicious!

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Very First Cook in Progress

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  • NoDak1959NoDak1959 Posts: 45
    It all depends what the ambient air temp is. It could be from a couple to several hours. The ceramic holds in heat very well which is what makes the egg fuel efficient. Great looking cook. :)
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,964
    Generally, if you finish a cook in the evening, you don't want to put a cover on it until the next day, just to play it safe.  At least that's my rule.
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  • Generally, if you finish a cook in the evening, you don't want to put a cover on it until the next day, just to play it safe.  At least that's my rule.
    Thank you!  I just wanted to make sure that there wasn't a hole somewhere that air was getting in.  I will check it in the morning before I go to work.

    Persistence and determination are omnipotent!
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,964
    Highly unlikely...you can put it out just by shutting one end or the other...it's a little slower, but it'll snuff itself.  Just take a long time to cool...but that property also makes it very efficient with charcoal, compared to a steel grill which cools down immediately but also takes a lot of energy to run. 
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    Awesome I'm glad your first cook went well. We can try anything you want to cook on Monday just let me know. :-?
    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. 
  • Nice work! The Egg is definitely the best investment you can ever make for your taste buds! Great first cook. You should be hooked now.
    LBGE 2013, SBGE 2014, Mini 2015
    Columbus IN
  • ddeggerddegger Posts: 244
    Nice cook! My egg usually takes several hours to cool down, and I usually wait til next morning to re-cover
  • RACRAC Posts: 1,501
    Nice 1st cook! You will have some fun

    Ricky

    Spring, TX

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  • From one firefighter to another....I'll be coming to you for help. I'm new as well!
    welcome aboard. Jump on in and let us know if you need anything



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    From one firefighter to another....I'll be coming to you for help. I'm new as well!

    From one newbie to another.... Welcome aboard. I will gladly help you with anything I can, but I am sure we will be learning together. Where are you a firefighter at?
    Persistence and determination are omnipotent!
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