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New BGE'er from NC

tarheelmatttarheelmatt Posts: 3,593
edited October 2013 in EggHead Forum
Hello everyone!  I just became a new member of the BGE owner association CULT.  Love this site so far as it has TONS of information regarding anything and every thing for BGE.  I was able to land a pretty good deal on a used (only once) large BGE from a lady that won it from a raffle.  She said "I did not like it".  I offered her what I thought was a fair amount  for the Egg and Nest and she took it! 

I do not have pictures, but I did cook on it Saturday (I brought it home Thursday).  However the product was nothing to write home about, but I cooked some skinless, boneless chicken breast (indirectly) at around 250°-270° for around 1hr 30min.  I must say it was very moist and had tons of flavor.  I took some red wine vinegar to wet the chicken and rubbed it with Bad Byrons and some Montreal Steak seasoning.  Came out beautifully!  I hope some of the stores have Boston Butts on sale this week.  Really want one of those. 


Thanks,

Matthew
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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,436
    Congrats!  The first cook on the Egg is always something to write home about and remember.  Good luck with the Boston Butt this weekend.  Although you probably won't need any luck.

    Cheers and welcome to the site!
    XL and a Mini Max Egg in Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,298
    Hello everyone!  I just became a new member of the BGE  owner association CULT.  Love this site so far as it has TONS of information regarding anything and every thing for BGE.  I was able to land a pretty good deal on a used (only once) large BGE from a lady that won it from a raffle.  She said "I did not like it".  I offered her what I thought was a fair amount  for the Egg and Nest and she took it! 

    I do not have pictures, but I did cook on it Saturday (I brought it home Thursday).  However the product was nothing to write home about, but I cooked some skinless, boneless chicken breast (indirectly) at around 250°-270° for around 1hr 30min.  I must say it was very moist and had tons of flavor.  I took some red wine vinegar to wet the chicken and rubbed it with Bad Byrons and some Montreal Steak seasoning.  Came out beautifully!  I hope some of the stores have Boston Butts on sale this week.  Really want one of those. 


    Fixed it for you.

    Welcome!
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  • @tarheelmatt congrats on you new BGE welcome to the world of Eggheads 
    2 Large Eggs and a Mini 2 Pit Bulls and a Pork shoulder or butt nearby and 100% SICILIAN
    Long Island N.Y.
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  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 1,623
    Welcome to the journey!
    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
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  • DMWDMW Posts: 6,827
    Welcome aboard and have fun learning and sharing. And remember, pics or it didn't happen. :)

    My Facebook Place where I document my cooking
    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE - S BGE - KJ Jr - Hasty Bake Legacy - Black Stone Pizza Oven - Gasser - 30" Firepit w/SS Cooking Grid
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  • tarheelmatttarheelmatt Posts: 3,593
    Hello everyone!  I just became a new member of the BGE  owner association CULT.  Love this site so far as it has TONS of information regarding anything and every thing for BGE.  I was able to land a pretty good deal on a used (only once) large BGE from a lady that won it from a raffle.  She said "I did not like it".  I offered her what I thought was a fair amount  for the Egg and Nest and she took it! 

    I do not have pictures, but I did cook on it Saturday (I brought it home Thursday).  However the product was nothing to write home about, but I cooked some skinless, boneless chicken breast (indirectly) at around 250°-270° for around 1hr 30min.  I must say it was very moist and had tons of flavor.  I took some red wine vinegar to wet the chicken and rubbed it with Bad Byrons and some Montreal Steak seasoning.  Came out beautifully!  I hope some of the stores have Boston Butts on sale this week.  Really want one of those. 


    Fixed it for you.

    Welcome!
      Haha... I edited my original!  Thanks for setting me straight! 
    Thanks,

    Matthew
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  • Welcome to the lifestyle!
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  • tarheelmatttarheelmatt Posts: 3,593
    DMW said:
    Welcome aboard and have fun learning and sharing. And remember, pics or it didn't happen. :)

     After trolling while my membership was being approved, I got a great sense that pictures are a must.  That is great as photography is a second job for me!  However, I have none to post currently from my first experience :(. 

    If I cook a butt this weekend I will be sure to document! 
    Thanks,

    Matthew
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,298
    By the way,

    DOOK sucks!
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  • tarheelmatttarheelmatt Posts: 3,593
    By the way,

    DOOK sucks!
    :) I approve this comment!  I love those Tar Heels! 
    Thanks,

    Matthew
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  • pasoeggpasoegg Posts: 252
    Welcome ... I live just above you between Walburg and Midway...

    "it is never too early to drink, but it may be too early to be seen drinking"

    Winston-Salem, NC

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  • 'I did not like it"???

    HERESY!
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,430
    Welcome... Lots of pics.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,478
    Welcome aboard and enjoy the journey.
    Louisville
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  • HotchHotch Posts: 1,367
    Welcome to the herd. Enjoy the ride.

     "You’re not a real Texan till you’ve been kicked out of every decent state in America." - Joe Bob Briggs

    LBGE, Mini BGE and R&V Fryer

    Prosper TX

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  • pineypiney Posts: 601
    Welcome Matt, I hope you enjoy your new egg (as I am sure you will), I also live in N.C. about 11/2 hrs away. Great to have you aboard!
    Lenoir, N.C.
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  • RACRAC Posts: 1,450
    Welcome aboard and enjoy!

    Ricky

    Spring, TX

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,975
    Welcome aboard... you have a lot of catching up to do!

    Just kidding. You're in for a great time (with a great bunch of folks).

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • tarheelmatttarheelmatt Posts: 3,593
    Thank you everyone for the warm welcome!  Wow, I am apart of many forums, but I must say, this one is so far the most welcoming! 

    Thanks to all!  Looking forward to contributing and interacting with everyone. 
    Thanks,

    Matthew
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