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My 1st Cooks on the LBGE

Bacon wrapped Pork Loin and four door county cherry marinated pork tenderloins.  Everything was done indirect at 240.  Loin took about 5 hours and the tenderloins took about 2 hours. Both were excellent!  My young kids aren't big meat eaters and they both gobbled up the tenderloin.  I don't know if I would wrap the loin in bacon again because it didn't seem to add much (other than the fact that the bacon tasted great!)

 

I tried the TRex method on the beef tenderloins.  (Sorry-no post cook pics) SWMBO and I both like medium rare.  I overcooked these to medium to medium well which didn't make me happy.  The butcher also screwed me up by butterflying the steaks so I had to try to hold them together with toothpicks.

 

I'm having a blast using this thing!  I picked up some chickens and butts to try out next and hope to try the CyberQ on the butts.

XL BGE; CyberQ Wifi; Adjustable Rig, Woo2 Green Bay, Wisconsin
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    Way to jump right in! Welcome aboard

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     LBGE,SBGE, and a mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 6,295
    Welcome, very ambitious first cook and you nailed it!

    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • KruegsKruegs Posts: 124
    I also burnt the hell out of my asparagas.  Any recommendations for how long you would cook veggies like this.  Everything I read seemed to indicate that it would take quite a while.  Any tips on times would be much appreciated!
    XL BGE; CyberQ Wifi; Adjustable Rig, Woo2 Green Bay, Wisconsin
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  • Congrats on the new egg, you off to a great start.  I cook asparagus raised direct @ 350-400 till its tender, doesn't take long and is easy to over cook.  Have fun!
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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,847
    I cook similar to yellow dog. 
    I also put a piece of foil over the tips after a couple minutes to prevent burning.  
    Not individually, I put bamboo skewers through about a dozen, with spaces and cover. 
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
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  • KruegsKruegs Posts: 124
    Thanks.  I like the foil idea to keep the tips nice!
    XL BGE; CyberQ Wifi; Adjustable Rig, Woo2 Green Bay, Wisconsin
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  • six_eggsix_egg Posts: 600
    Nice looking food.

    XLBGE, LBGE growing accessories.

    Want: Ceramicgrillworks 2 tier large, Dutch oven, Cyber Q Wifi

    Grenada, MS

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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,905
    Off and running with your first couple of cooks!  =D> 

    Welcome to the obsession! 

    For asparagus I usually throw it on as the meat is resting and just do it for 4-5 mins then flip for another 4 mins or so. it depends on how close to the fire you are and how hot. I also got these grill clips for Christmas and they work great as holders (not that there is anything wrong with bacon 
    =P~)  You can always pick one and try it and if it isn't done yet you can throw them back on. 

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    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. 
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  • @Solson005... must be pretty windy where you are if you need something to keep the asparagus in place  ;)
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,905
    @TexanOfTheNorth I like flipping 4 times instead of 40.. :D

    I do live "where the wind comes sweeping down the plains"..
    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. 
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  • Souls on where do you get the cool egg handles from?
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  • bbqlearnerbbqlearner Posts: 675
    Awesome looks good

    Houston, TX - Buddy LBGE, Don SBGE, Tiny Mini & Shiny Momma Pitts n Spitts

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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,905
    @Eggheaderic A guy up in Canada makes them, he does a awesome job and is very easy to work with. http://dannyscarvings.blogspot.com/?m=1
    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. 
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