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What's the coldest air temp you have ever cooked in?

tegid77tegid77 Posts: 7
edited January 2014 in EggHead Forum
I was thinking I would come home and cook steak on my LBGE but thought nah -10 would be too cold. So my coldest is 20 degree farenheit. What's everyone else's? Did you have anything crack?
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,952
    -36 C without the windchill

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 1,975
    Last winter I smoked a pork shoulder on a Saturday that was about 13 degrees.

    Tonight, it's currently -2, and about -25 with the windchill. It was painful to pump gas nonetheless fire up the egg and cook something.
    XL BGE and Mini Max in Cincinnati, Ohio

    "REMEMBER DUANE ALLMAN"
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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,716
    -40ish but it wasn't on an egg. We did steaks direct on a webber.

    LS, what the heck does -36c mean?
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 6,207
    -40ish but it wasn't on an egg. We did steaks direct on a webber. LS, what the heck does -36c mean?
    Big inverted boobs...
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  • Wow I am feeling like a wuss now
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  • hapster said:



    -40ish but it wasn't on an egg. We did steaks direct on a webber.

    LS, what the heck does -36c mean?

    Big inverted boobs...


    Ha! @Hapster for the win!
    Making the neighbors jealous in Pleasant Hill, Ia one cook at a time...
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  • -16 did wings. But I have bacon to do with the maze and I think it is to cold for that I thought maybe after the egg was warm but I still backed off. I drink beer real fast but if I set it down it was starting to freeze. That is when I know it is dam cold.

    XL & waiting for my Mini Max Bloomington MN.
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  • daffy1909daffy1909 Posts: 447
    -40 just last nite did some side ribs! We'll worth it!!
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  • -8° Right now. Cooking up some chicken with some Swamp Venom.
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 7,697
    edited January 2014
    I really have no idea, but I doubt it was colder than 0 to +10°. That said, I don't know why I would have done even that. I have an oven in a nice warm house and the food that comes out of it is delicious. The longer I own my egg, the less likely I am to brave any serious elements. I used to, but it got old fast. Rain is the worst. I will sometimes grill in the cold, but long ago gave up egging in the rain.
    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

    "Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don't deserve to eat garlic." Bourdain
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 10,253
    5 F. I did some ribs. Had a blast chilling next to the egg.
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  • tjosbornetjosborne Posts: 405

    somewhere in the single digits for me. I will brave the cold, but not in the wind. My wife can cook those nights.

    middle of nowhere- G.I. NE
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  • SteveWPBFLSteveWPBFL Posts: 1,270
    Around +50F here in So. FL, it was 'brutal', too! . . . 
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,542
    made these bread bowls one new years day at around minus 8 f, was ice fishing and playing pond hockey in a teeshirt while things were getting ready. was a really nice day, the ice was clear black and you could see and follow the salmon as they swam under the ice

    lobster bisque wasnt bad either

    image
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  • insanehinsaneh Posts: 96
    -5 for me. So cold the guru fan froze up on me.
    Dead smack in the middle of NH
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  • NsdexterNsdexter Posts: 135
    Probably into the low minus 30's celcius maybe a little chiller with wind but really at minus 20 it all feels the same.
    HFX NS
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,952
    -40ish but it wasn't on an egg. We did steaks direct on a webber. LS, what the heck does -36c mean?
    bout -40 ish

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 10,253
    Nsdexter said:
    Probably into the low minus 30's celcius maybe a little chiller with wind but really at minus 20 it all feels the same.
    Once it gets below 15 F or so it all feels the same to me, unless there is wind. That certainly changes things.
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  • BBQmuduckBBQmuduck Posts: 12
    edited January 2014
    -40 f last night....... Rib eye w dry-rub & a glass of Surly Furious beer:)
    image.jpg 1.5M
    Smoke on!
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  • Did some Pork Chops last night and it was -8 with the wind chill at 25 below, it was so cold last night I heard a loud scratching on my front and it was the Christmas Tree trying to get back in the house.

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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    edited January 2014
    I am thinkinf about baby backs today here in michigan, 0 degrees now, and -20 with wind chill. The egg can handle it though right? Im not worried about me, I have great coveralls that are still too warm in 0 degrees. Im concerned for the egg.



    "Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage."

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 10,253
    I am thinkinf about baby backs today here in michigan, 0 degrees now, and -20 with wind chill. The egg can handle it though right? Im not worried about me, I have great coveralls that are still too warm in 0 degrees. Im concerned for the egg.
    Put the coveralls on the egg. Problem solved.
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  • NsdexterNsdexter Posts: 135
    Nsdexter said:
    Probably into the low minus 30's celcius maybe a little chiller with wind but really at minus 20 it all feels the same.
    Once it gets below 15 F or so it all feels the same to me, unless there is wind. That certainly changes things.
    Yes it does, I'm still wind burnt from a blizzard on friday... now its sitting at a nice 1 degree.
    HFX NS
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  • I am thinkinf about baby backs today here in michigan, 0 degrees now, and -20 with wind chill. The egg can handle it though right? Im not worried about me, I have great coveralls that are still too warm in 0 degrees. Im concerned for the egg.
    Put the coveralls on the egg. Problem solved.
    You win the thread.


    -KCCO



    "Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage."

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  • I cooked chicken on my swell new XLBGE last night in Atlanta.  My best X'mas present this year!  The temperature was in the single digits.  I'm still learning how to control the temperature.  Last night the egg varied between 350 and 400.  Cooked about 20 minutes and the bird was very moist and delicious.
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,280
    Frank...start you a thread and introduce yourself.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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