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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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13 Cooks in 2 1/2 Days with the Mighty Mini!

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  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @cazzy
    I know that the price varies from place to place and area to area but that being said the ones in stores around here range from 375-425 dollars with the nest. That's why I jumped on the 300 dollar deal. Wonder if Mickey would ship?

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    Time to throw down!!!imageimageimage

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 1,137
    @SGH, notsure if you had you PS (post script) active for a while on your signature block, but I do have to say I love the shout out to the Nature Boy, and your cooks are GREAT!!!
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    XL 6/06, Mini 6/12, L 10/12, Mini #2 12/14
    Tampa Bay, FL
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @thetrim
    The Nature Boy was the real deal!! Not sure how long that I have had it on there but it's been a while. And thank you for the kind words my friend.

    imageimage

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 1,137
    @SGH ; Then I just noticed it.  Great stuff.  Keep up the good work!
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    XL 6/06, Mini 6/12, L 10/12, Mini #2 12/14
    Tampa Bay, FL
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @thetrim
    Thank you brother.

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • bearBGEbearBGE Posts: 129
    Dang I'm starting to want a mini

  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,258
    SGH said:

    @cazzy
    I know that the price varies from place to place and area to area but that being said the ones in stores around here range from 375-425 dollars with the nest. That's why I jumped on the 300 dollar deal. Wonder if Mickey would ship?

    No clue. Remember, these are demo eggs used for the day. However, I bought my small demo egg from Salado 2 years ago and it was unused. Everyone goes straight for the L and XL, so it's possible to get an unused mini too.

    I recall Mickey posting that Ace had 1 or 2 left after last year, but they've likely found a home by now.
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 1,137
    @SGH and @Mickey know how to do the Mini justice
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    XL 6/06, Mini 6/12, L 10/12, Mini #2 12/14
    Tampa Bay, FL
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @bearBGE
    Get one brother. You will not regret it. I absolutely love mine. Haven't even lit the large since I got the mini.

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • bearBGEbearBGE Posts: 129
    @SGH
    If I win the fantasy football league I'm in I will by a mini for it is the stipulation however if I went out and bought a mini it would not even come close to the amount I'd have to pay in child support
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @thetrim
    Mickey is still the man at the moment on the mini. But I'm closing the window very fast! He better tighten up!

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @bearBGE
    I hear ya brother. Nothing is worth causing a divorce!!

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • SardonicusSardonicus Posts: 690
    edited August 2014
    SGH said:
    @thetrim‌ The Nature Boy was the real deal!! Not sure how long that I have had it on there but it's been a while. And thank you for the kind words my friend. imageimage

    That's it?!
    :-w


    No prob.

    I don't really know what I was expecting.

    Magic, I guess.

    :-/
    "Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and barbecuing."      - George Burns

  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @Sardonicus
    Glad that you enjoy my friend.

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @Sardonicus
    It's all I could come up with to make it fit on the mini. I will hang one on the meat hooks in the big vertical.

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • SardonicusSardonicus Posts: 690

    Good night, my Friend.


    "Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and barbecuing."      - George Burns

  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @Sardonicus
    Have a good one brother.

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • @SGH‌ when are you doing a whole hog on the mini? It's about the only cook you've go left for it at this point. :D
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @ChillyWillis
    I will give it a shot but I feel that I will have to do it one piece at a time my friend! ;)

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    I'm sorry to report to y'all that the watermelon did not turn out how that I hoped that it would. Just not what I had hoped for. No fault of the mini at all. Just not one of my better ideas. Oh well. I gave it a shot nonetheless. :-q

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,713
    Nice cooks, I just had my mini out at the lake with friends this past weekend.
    Smoked a 4 lb brisket, everyone loved it.
    Get a stone and do some indirects. My brisket was done in 4.5 hrs or so and I FTC for 2.
    No pics but I've done it before and posted pics.
    Enjoy
    Seattle, WA
  • How much lump have you used so far with all these cooks? Got an XL love it, but kills me on the charcoal for short/small cooks. I'm seeing a purchase in the future!!
    Kennesaw Ga. XL Egg. Cheers, Kevin
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @SkinnyV
    Thank you brother skinny for the kind words.
    @StillSmoken
    Brother you are not going to believe me but I have honest to goodness used less than 6 handfuls for all the cooks that I have posted. The small amount of fuel consumed is unbelievable compared to my large. That is partly why I keep using the mini. It cost mere pennies per cook in lump where as my large costs several dollars per cook in lump. The mini will more than pay for it's self in a few months in lump savings. I highly recommend a mini.

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    3:00am snack off the mini. Marinated chicken kabob. imageimageimage

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    Time to eat again.image

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    Breakfast on the mini. Just because.image

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • Same here I barley use my large since I got the Mini. Feel bad for my Large like im cheating on it
  • SGHSGH Posts: 14,619
    @SleepyHollow77
    I fully understand. My poor large is just sitting idle. May crank him up tonight though.

    Location- Just "this side" of Biloxi, Ms.

    Status- Standing by.

    Arsenal-Just a small wore out and broken down Weber kettle. No other means to cook at all.
  • The amount of Lump that im saving is amazing.  I mostly cook for one person and has been the best purchase for me
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