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Anyone going to Texas Eggfest in Austin?

Just curious. Who I might run into.
Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • sumoconnellsumoconnell Posts: 943
    I'm a newbie, I'm going for sure.  I need to learn some tricks/secrets.

    Still figuring out what to cook - I'm following recipes more than creating my own goodness right now.  
    It's a 5 hour event, so how do you do low-and-slow?  Do they allow cooks to arrive earlier?
    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    Austin, Texas.  I'm the guy holding a beer.
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  • egger aveegger ave Posts: 580
    edited April 2013
    We are going. doing Chorizo on skewers for the masses. Low and Slow is tough to do at Eggfest, you might to consider a faster cook.  See you there.
    1 Large BGE, 1 Mini BGE, 1 Minimax BGE, Original wife and 4 dogs living in the heart of BBQ country in Round Rock Texas. "Friends don't let friends cook with propane"
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    Pam and I are stopping by from about 10-1 on our way back from Fredericksburg.  Not cooking.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    @sumoconnell : first eggfest here. If you check their site they talk about when\where cooks should show up. 

    VI, I'll be glad to meet you, sad I won't see you perform on that wok.

    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951

    tazcrash said:
    @sumoconnell : first eggfest here. If you check their site they talk about when\where cooks should show up. 

    VI, I'll be glad to meet you, sad I won't see you perform on that wok.

    Thanks, Taz.  I look forward to meeting you too.  Look for me.  I'll be the guy with all the chicks hanging all over me.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,048
    ~:> ~:> ~:> ~:> ~:> ~:> ~:> ~:> we all love us some VI...............
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,048
    Thought I was signed up, but guess not. Now signed up......
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • I'm in and cooking. Wifey too.

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,527

    Can't bring any alcohol, $30 admission...I guess Salado spoiled me. 

    $30 and buy their beer...$150 day. surely they'll have coke zero
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • newby84newby84 Posts: 51
    Im going to try and make it 
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,527
    I was going to but VI is going...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    henapple said:
    I was going to but VI is going...
    But, Henapple.  I got a room for us.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,748
    $60 for my wife and I and we cant bring our own drinks? Not no but heck no!!!!!!!!!!
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • TUTTLE871TUTTLE871 Posts: 1,316
    What's up with that? Can't bring your own drinks? That's like going to Strurgis and them making you ride their Vespas.

    "Hold my beer and watch this S##T!"

    LARGE BGE DALLAS TX.

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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,304
    Signed up to cook...have not decided what.
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • TUTTLE871 said:
    What's up with that? Can't bring your own drinks? That's like going to Strurgis and them making you ride their Vespas.
    Probably has something to due with the venue's liquor license.

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  • egger aveegger ave Posts: 580
    Signed up to cook...have not decided what.
    Whatever you cook will taste great.
    1 Large BGE, 1 Mini BGE, 1 Minimax BGE, Original wife and 4 dogs living in the heart of BBQ country in Round Rock Texas. "Friends don't let friends cook with propane"
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    TUTTLE871 said:
    What's up with that? Can't bring your own drinks? That's like going to Strurgis and them making you ride their Vespas.
    Probably has something to due with the venue's liquor license.
    I bet it's their way of making more money.  They have a bar and sell drinks to the crowd.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,748
    What if I need enough rum to free Cuba in order to cook my meal? Can I bring that?
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    What if I need enough rum to free Cuba in order to cook my meal? Can I bring that?
    Put it in a Gatorade bottle and no one will know the difference.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    What if I need enough rum to free Cuba in order to cook my meal? Can I bring that?
    Put it in a Gatorade bottle and no one will know the difference.
    Except us, and we will be asking for some.  :\">
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    edited April 2013
    I just signed up as a COOK at the Eggfest.  I figured to be tasters would cost $60.  To be cooks, it's free + a $50 gift certificate to HEB.  That's a $110 swing.  I'll get Mickey to buy my food and tell him I'll pay him back.

    My mamma didn't raise no fool.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,487

    Us Chickens are in. We're cooking but not sure what.  One thing on the menu will be the Magnum Loads.  Somewhere there has to be a great recipe for "chicken" we can do but nothing appeals to me except Little Steven's chicken satay and I won't attempt that! 

    Gary, glad you are cooking plus don't forget you get a couple of free beers :-)

     

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  • hornhonkhornhonk Posts: 3,838
    We're out. Bonnie's going in for an operation on her hand.
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951

    Us Chickens are in. We're cooking but not sure what.  One thing on the menu will be the Magnum Loads.  Somewhere there has to be a great recipe for "chicken" we can do but nothing appeals to me except Little Steven's chicken satay and I won't attempt that! 

    Gary, glad you are cooking plus don't forget you get a couple of free beers :-)

     

    Judy,

    Like your worser half, I am a rum drinker.  Beer is for adding to the beans for Frijoles a la Charra. I look forward to seeing you and Leroy in Austin.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

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  • I just signed up as a COOK at the Eggfest.  I figured to be tasters would cost $60.  To be cooks, it's free + a $50 gift certificate to HEB.  That's a $110 swing.  I'll get Mickey to buy my food and tell him I'll pay him back.


    My mamma didn't raise no fool.
    I guess I'll go now.
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
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