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Doing my first steak on the egg tonight.  I am going to try the TREX method.  My steak is a little more than an inch thick so I am guessing just ease back on the cooking time a bit?
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  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,519
    I would do a low and all out sear, 90 min each side, reat and enjoy. Turn no more than once.

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  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,725
    Do you have an instant read thermometer?  Time varies greatly depending on steak thickness, grid distance from lump, etc.  Cook it to an internal temp of 125 for medium rare.
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,182
    edited April 2013
    Aviator said:
    I would do a low and all out sear, 90 min each side, reat and enjoy. Turn no more than once.

    You might want to re-read that.
    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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  • Just got done with the sear. Waiting for the egg to cool back down to 400. I like mine Medium Well. 90 minutes seems a bit excessive for steak. :P
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  • Quick question...Can I use hickory in place of mesquite? (hopefully someone can answer in about a minute.
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,906
    You sure can!
    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 said:
    You sure can!

    Thank you!! I just put the steak on for the final cook.
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    edited April 2013
    Mesquite for steaks!! But not much. You don't want too much smoke.
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  • Steak is perfect with the exception of too much smokey flavor. Next time no smoke.
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,906
    Looks awesome! Nicely done =D>
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,066
    Beautiful! For me, the lump is usually enough for smoke. Maybe add just a few oak chips for an oaked red wine.
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  • I like a small handfull of Jack Daniels oak barrel chips for steak.
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  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,254

    Beautiful! For me, the lump is usually enough for smoke. Maybe add just a few oak chips for an oaked red wine.

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  • HogHeavenHogHeaven Posts: 264
    Steak looks very nice... Good job! Someday you may want to try the reverse sear. It is much easier and much less chance of a negative out come.
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  • dougbackerdougbacker Posts: 277
    Nice job...looks good
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 4,961
    No smoke for me on steaks. Your steak looks great!
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  • Nice lookin' steak!

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  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,519

    Yup, 90 secs. Sorry guys.  90 MIN will end up like Mickey's wings. :)

    My bad.

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  • EddieK76EddieK76 Posts: 415
    Looks great...

    I should not look at steak posts at breakfast time!
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 6,148
    Very nice!  Looks perfect from here. I prefer oak with beef.  I go pretty heavy with it, but I likes it smokey. 


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  • dpittarddpittard Posts: 126
    Did you do anything more than salt and pepper?  This looks so incredibly delicious!

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  • dpittard said:
    Did you do anything more than salt and pepper?  This looks so incredibly delicious!
    I followed the naked whiz's TRex method to a T (no pun intended)  I rubbed it down with a little olive oil, and then salt and pepper.  Had it not been for just a little too much smoke flavor it would have been the best steak I have ever eaten!
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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,219
    Good looking steak.  And I completely agree with you.  The lump is enough.  No additional smoke needed for steaks or for my burgers for that matter.
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