Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
It’s almost football season, so we’re perfecting our favorite tailgating and homegating recipes! Whether you like hamburgers, wings, brats, ribs or something cooked with beer, we have everything you’ll need for the perfect tailgate party. We always like inviting friends to join our tailgates because the EGG is about community and having fun, so make sure if you’re inviting company you make extra - the food will be gone before you know it! Don't forget dessert, either!

Big Green Egg headquarters has moved - come visit our new showroom and check out the museum and culinary center too! 3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340

I caved in

michaelmichael Posts: 47
edited 3:46AM in EggHead Forum
Well, after much research and reading all the reviews I finally ordered a large big green egg. They were on sale for $599 this weekend so I coudldnt pass that up. I am basically new to cooking but I think its time for me to have some really good food daily. anyway i didnt order any accessories.[p]Does anyone here know any good online websites to order accessories from?


  • Michael, when I got my egg I ordered a plate setter, baking stone, and grid extender from The Chimney Sweep, at this site:[p]

  • Spring ChickenSpring Chicken Posts: 9,711
    Congratulations. You made a very wise decision.[p]I second Chuck/Tx's suggestion. Eventually you will want other items. There's lots to tempt you. And probably a table somewhere along the line. Also, be thinking 2nd Egg. We all do and most of us end up with two or more. [p]Also, get a good selection of rubs, a digital camera to show off your successes and a decent fire extinguisher to have close by. You can do great things with just the Egg fresh out of the box. Everything else just makes it more versitle and fun.[p]Spring "Seven Year Newbie" Chicken
    Spring Texas USA

  • Michael,
    I suggest a large rubbermaid bin to dump your bag(s) of charcoal into. Platesetter, ash tool are useful and check out the Lawn Ranger and Dizzy Pig sites[p][p]

  • FlatEricFlatEric Posts: 56
    Make sure it is in stock, I recently had delivery problems from them. Could of been one time deal, but ask to be safe....

  • WardsterWardster Posts: 681
    Michael,[p]Your only human.
  • mulemule Posts: 152
    I hope it was a one time deal - I have ordered a number of items from them and have had nothing but great service!![p]mule

  • orion11orion11 Posts: 140
    I ordered a platesetter thru, they ship it thru a 3rd party in New Jersey. It arrived in 5 pieces and had not been packed well. Actually, a 6 year old would have packed it better!! Now I get to fight with them and UPS to try and get a refund. Not looking forward to the battle.

  • Michael,I would check the dealer locator and go to a dealer myself. The problem with ceramic is that it breaks easily, if not packaged properly. I don't think it is worth the savings, battling the carriers over freight damage issues.

  • mulemule Posts: 152
    I ordered my platesetter from Hearthside and it arrived with one "leg" broken off. I called them and they sent another one right away - didn't even ask for my old one back!![p]mule

  • Q- Heaven,
    I couldnt agree more! I ordered from an online dealer when it came the base was cracked and it took several phone calls to straighten out the mess now I have a large base sitting in my yard. I called them again today and they said "oh yea you can go ahead and throw that away" Two months later #$%^&* wish there was an egg store here[p]anybody need a big green flower pot free to good home

Sign In or Register to comment.