Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
As we round out National BBQ Month, we hope you’ve gotten to try some new recipes that will keep you cooking all summer long. Check out our Smoking Basics Publication. For delicious recipes, try Justin Moore’s BBQ Shrimp, Greg Bate’s BBQ Dr. Pepper Chicken, Bobby Flay’s Chicken Thighs or Dr. BBQ’s new Maple Brined Pork Chops. Need dessert? Finish off your meal with some Planked Twinkies. Get ready for some fun summer happenings!

Big Green Egg headquarters has moved - come visit our new showroom and check out the museum and culinary center too! 3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340

1st cook on the LBGE - Bratwurst

Figured I would start with something easy and hard to screw up, gave me a chance to get comfortable with the temp control.

Smoked em for a little more than an hour, about 260 dome temp.

Turned out delicious, juicy, some good smoke flavor.

Up next, a pork shoulder I rubbed and froze when plans broke down couple weekends back.


·

Comments

  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,284
    Looks great!  I whipped up some Publix brats last night.  They didn't impress me too much.   Yours look much better!  What brand were they?  Congrats on your new egg and welcome to the cult!  :D
    2014 Co-Wing King
    ·
  • bud812bud812 Posts: 1,408
    Welcome. Looks good from here.

    Not to get technical, but according to chemistry alcohol is a solution...

    Large & Small BGE

    Stockton Ca.

    ·
  • Thanks guys,

    Johnsonville - Cheddar and Beer 

    Im usually a "poke em n simmer em in beer with onions"  Its something I learned from some Wisconsin friends.  I live in eastern Iowa and cant wait to start the next cook
    ·
  • CAT SellerCAT Seller Posts: 205
    Welcome. I do brats in a beer with some sliced sweet onions in a CI skillet. Get them going at about. 350 for about 30 minutes, until the beer burns off a little, then put them directly on the grate for a while. Bun and then carmelized onions on top with some good mustard.
    If it ain't a CAT, it's a dog!!! 2 LBGE's & BGE Backyard Chef Edition Cart
    ·
  • egger aveegger ave Posts: 580
    Welcome to the cult. I cook locally made brats a couple of times a month. Do 'em with beer. Great place to start the learning curve. Have a blast, you have a great grill to cook on. Look forward to reading your posts.
    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"
    ·
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,055
    Nice - hey, ya got a smoke ring!
    ______________________________________________
    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 

    ·
  • BearlodgeBearlodge Posts: 45
    I recently tried Brats and was disappointed. The quality of the meat was the problem. Finding good meat here is difficult as the nearest butcher shop is an hour drive away and the grocery stores here suck. Store bought Italian worked much better. I think this speaks to the obvious issue of meat quality first.
    ·
Sign In or Register to comment.