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Easter Dinner Cook... I'm Back

hapsterhapster Posts: 7,052
Back from the shore and looking forward to egging tomorrow. Nothing too crazy, in fact the ham will be simply heated in the oven to 140IT. It's one of those pre cooked blah hams...

Egging some lamb pops using the BGE Cook Book recipe and some bacon wrapped asparagus.

Happy Easter everyone!

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  • HarmeningHarmening Posts: 35
    Try wrapping that asparagus in prosciutto some time.  Blanch the asparagus, then wrap in prosciutto.  Throw on the grill for a couple of minutes.  De-licious.
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  • Welcome back hope you had a good time. I like the asparagus that looks real good.  
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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,052
    Harmening said:
    Try wrapping that asparagus in prosciutto some time.  Blanch the asparagus, then wrap in prosciutto.  Throw on the grill for a couple of minutes.  De-licious.
    That's the recipe I was thinking of doing this... But we love asparagus just about any way you can prep it; especially grilled.
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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,052
    For all the veterans out there... Would you do the asparagus bundles direct or indirect?
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    Depends on how thick your bacon is and what you cooked before, i'm in the not take hot things out of the egg camp so I would probably just go with the method that my main dish was cooked with. I like direct for just plain asparagus. But you might be able to let the bacon crisp up a little more if it is indirect, which is my method for ABTs. 

    I wish I could get people I cook for to eat lamb, that looks like a great meal! 
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Lamb chops look awesome Hap! Awesome bro!
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 2,923
    Hope the time away was rewarding for you and the family. Enjoy that lamb tomorrow, looks fantastic. Good luck on the pursuit of the new position.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,900
    veggies  I usually do direct. 

    I love the way asparagus make my pee smell.
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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,052
    Thanks guys... Will let you know on both the new position and how the bacon wrapped veggies turn out.
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  • six_eggsix_egg Posts: 616
    Welcome back @hapster. Great looking lamb. 

    XLBGE, LBGE 

    Texarkana, TX

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  • I have heard mix reviews on the BGE cook book, but if it has more stuff like those lamb chops, maybe it would be worth the cost vs free recipes on the Web? Do you cook from it often?
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  • Que_n_BrewQue_n_Brew Posts: 565
    hapster said:
    For all the veterans out there... Would you do the asparagus bundles direct or indirect?

    I wouldn't call myself a veteran but I recently did those bacon wrapped asparagus. I did them raised direct at 350.
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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,052
    I have heard mix reviews on the BGE cook book, but if it has more stuff like those lamb chops, maybe it would be worth the cost vs free recipes on the Web? Do you cook from it often?
    The book was a gift from the inlaws... This is really the first straight from the book recipe that I am trying.


    @Que_n_Brew... I was planning on the same for the asparagus :)
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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,052
    edited April 2013
    Here is the rest of the story... The ham was okay, the lamb and asparagus were outstanding; both will be repeated :)

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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,343
    nice 
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,666
    Nice cook, Happy Easter.
                                                                        
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,063
    The lamb chops look amazing... the whole plate looks great. 

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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,052
    Thanks guys...

    The lamb turned out amazing... I am going to try a leg of soon based on today's results.
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  • AltonAlton Posts: 442
    @hapster what temp did you do the asparagus ?
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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,052
    I do them at 350 raised direct...
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