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Get ready to turn up the heat as we dive into August. While there are only a few weeks left to perfect those tailgate recipes, summer isn’t over yet! Two things we’ll be making this month are Chile Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops and Bell Pepper Kabobs. Then, relax after a cookout with a cool dessert cooked on your EGG - Ice Cream Sandwiches! You can mix and match your favorite cookie flavors with ice cream flavors. Simple, yet delicious!

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What is/was your longest cook?

I put a butt on at 10p Friday night...added a brisket at 11a Saturday and once I removed the butt at 4p I added chicken. The heat started to fail - 225 was max output with all vents open - around 5p. Removed brisket at 7p and finally chicken at 830p. 23.5 hours
Charlotte, nc


  • grege345grege345 Posts: 3,462
    Holy moly! Lbge or xl?
    LBGE& SBGE———————————————•———————– Pennsylvania / poconos

  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,422
    My first ever post on this forum - 30 pounds of pork butt, 225 degree dome for 29 hours.  I now go turbo and it takes about 6 - 8 hours.  
    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
  • Large....gave me a chance to completely remove and clean all soot from inside since there were no large pieces of fuel left.
    Charlotte, nc
  • LitLit Posts: 4,031
    I am finishing my longest cook now. Put 43 pounds of shoulder on around 7 last night then put a 11 pound brisket above them just before 10 and did them at 225. Had to kick the temp to 275 this afternoon so they would finish. Pulled the brisket off a couple hours ago and cube the point and its still on. Just pulled the last 2 shoulders off and the points coming off soon. Total about 27 hours.
  • During a competition, I went 32 hrs on an 8.8lb bag of lump. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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