Unfortunately, I don't own a BGE; but I don't own a working grill at this time, either. My goal is to find something that cooks at least a couple of different things at the same time. For example, I will see on this forum a picture of a wonderfully prepared steak, but the corn does not have grill marks, and looks like it just came out of a pan of boiling water. Mashed potatoes are on the side of the plate, right off the stove top, rather than grilled potatoes. I guess I am puzzled how the sales brochure showes a turkey, pie, and vegetables on the opened BGE, but I don't see members of the forum doing anything but big hunks of meat. When my (hopefully) last gas grill was working, I might not have had the best flavor, but I was able to do direct high heat on one side of the grill and an indirect heat set-up on the other. I just want to do the whole meal outside on whatever I buy, rather than have to run back-an-forth to the kitchen preparing things on a stovetop or microwave. I really want to enjoy the great benefits of the BGE, so try to convince me that I can't go wrong!