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I cooked 1,406 chicken halves today

My kids go to a tiny private school here in our little town. We might have 200 students in K3 - 12th grade. Every year we have a chicken q and auction as a fundraiser. This year I was asked to help with the cook. 

My son and I got there at 7AM this morning. Of course we couldn't cook that many chickens on a BGE so we had a nice covered charcoal pit. We were putting 80 chickens on a rack. They were salt and peppered and while they were cooking they were sprayed with a mixture of cooking oil and white vinegar. ( I had never tried that before).

It took us until 2:30 this afternoon to get them all cooked, but we made it. When I got home I was tired, sunburned, and pretty much covered with chicken juice. I jumped in the shower and then asked my wife what we were having for dinner. You will never guess her reply. Well you guys will I am sure.Yep she wanted grilled chicken! 

I will be honest I didn't feel up to another round, but I headed out the to the store and picked up some chicken and lamb chops. I cooked them up on the egg and of course and they were delicious. 

Ribeyes will go on tomorrow.  All in all a tiring but very fun day. My jaw hurts from laughing!



Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's

Comments

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,575
    Sounds like a good day. ..
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,622
    Good on you! The best jobs are the ones you do not have to do, the ones you want to do. 
    Ghetto Italian dressing, oil and vinegar, the classic Weber mist. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • smokesniffersmokesniffer Posts: 2,014
    @johnkitchens. Way to go, bet your help was really appreciated. What is this word "sunburned"??? ;) ;) I only wish.
    Large, small, and a mini
  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 4,514
    It was a good time. We had a blast hanging out all day. Those are some crazy guys. After a few beers the stories got better and better! 

    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • DMWDMW Posts: 9,362
    Sounds like a blast. I like spraying with a 50/50 mix of butter/vinegar with a bit of salt added.
    My Facebook Page where I document my cooking
    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE - S BGE - KJ Jr - HB Legacy - BS Pizza Oven - 30" Firepit - King Kooker Fryer -  PR72T - 18.5" WSM - Gasser
  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 4,514
    @johnkitchens. Way to go, bet your help was really appreciated. What is this word "sunburned"??? ;) ;) I only wish.
    That is funny. I think the temp was about 81 today. We are ready for warmer weather, and I am sure those of you in colder climates are really ready for it to warm up. 

    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 5,399
    edited March 2014
    very impressive sir, but no photo?  ;)
    canuckland
  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 4,514
    DMW said:
    Sounds like a blast. I like spraying with a 50/50 mix of butter/vinegar with a bit of salt added.
    I had never done that before. They were spraying with a garden sprayer like you would use when spraying Round Up. It was pretty cool. 

    I got a few texts tonight telling how good they tasted so it all worked out. 

    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,622
    @johnkitchens. Way to go, bet your help was really appreciated. What is this word "sunburned"??? ;) ;) I only wish.
    It was sunny yesterday, was that our spring? Have a fire on tonight, goes with the Cajun Chicken Caesar and the jim Beam. Sunburn, not much chance of that here in Lotus Land.... 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    I'm taking the Pepsi challenge on this one. Need a pic.
    Dunedin, FL
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