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drbbqdrbbq Posts: 1,152
edited 4:07PM in EggHead Forum
At the contest this weekend in Princeton, Wisconsin I didn't bring my usual trailer full of equipment.[p]I cooked on one large and one medium egg. One brisket on the large and one 9.5 lb butt on the medium. Three slabs of ribs went on the large when the brisket was done and 12 thighs went on the medium when the butt came off. The eggs were kept pretty busy. I used one bag of charcoal and there was some leftover.
So while I can't really imagine doing it on one egg, two is very realistic. You just have to put the brisket and butt on early to make sure they get off early.[p]BTW I was the Grand Champion. Maybe I should cook that way all the time.

Ray Lampe Dr. BBQ


  • SundownSundown Posts: 2,971
    Way to go! Between you and the rest of our competitive Eggers we can all live vicariously. Thanks.

  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    congratulations.[p]between you and dizzy pig, the other competitors may just start stayin home...[p]so the question now is, do you really need all that stuff?![p](travelling light, too. just loaded the new 'small' into the trunk for a week away).[p]congrats again

    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • RumrunnerRumrunner Posts: 563
    .........good show Doc!

  • Bobby-QBobby-Q Posts: 1,994
    Congratulations Ray!![p]Awesome job. Good time to start a roll don't you think?

  • drbbq,[p]You know, I have never competed in any food related competition, mostly cause I'm scared. Also, because I know I don't have the right equipment. I think you may have changed that thought process for me. I am one egg away from having all the equipment that you used in this competition. Plus, you publish all your winning recipes, silly man!!! I think I could do it. Na still too scared. LOL[p]Congratulations Ray.[p]E

  • drbbqdrbbq Posts: 1,152
    Bobby-Q,[p]Yes, it would be a very good time to get hot!
    Ray Lampe Dr. BBQ
  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    I think that is most of us. One of these days' I'd like to enter a competition just for the fun and thrill of it all...without worries about winning.[p]For the rest of us there are not to love?

  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    Congratulations Ray!Hope to see you at Eggtoberfest.

  • RRPRRP Posts: 21,915
    CONGRATS! Ray!!!!!!!

    L, M, S, &  Mini
    And oh yes...also a 17" BlackStone gas fired griddle! 
    Dunlap, IL
    Re- gasketing AMERICA one yard at a time!
  • You failed to mention an important peice of information, how may adult beverages did it require? Someday I may get the nerve to try in an amature division, but ...... Since I have never tried to move my BGE, is there a location that will show how to pack it? I would sit and cry if I broke my baby. BTW Congrats. :P
  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,521
    Way to go, Ray. See you soon.
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  • SmokeySmokey Posts: 2,468
    drbbq,[p]Great showing. Just goes to show that size doesn't always matter! I think top 10 is always a good showing GC on a large and a medium is awesome![p]Smokey
  • drbbq,[p] Doesn't seem to make any difference when you're the chef !!
    Great reuslts ...AGAIN ... congrats ! You're convincing me to forget about alternative cookers and add another BGE for any necessary versatility.[p]Best regards,
    Tom B (EggSport)[p]

  • drbbq,[p]Way to go!
  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    I'm going to forward this on to some folks I've been telling about your books. Great stuff, the Eggs, and your Q![p]Dennis

  • JSlotJSlot Posts: 1,218
    Congrats, Ray. There's something to be said for keepin' it simple! Good luck in Reno!!!![p]

  • drbbq,[p]Well done, Doc. [p]See ya in a little bit. [p](BTW, that was nice what you done for Emma....)_
  • The Old Man still has it.[p]Good Job Ray.



    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • PoppasamPoppasam Posts: 440
    dhuffjr,Jus-Fer-Fun is the name of my wife and I's team. I started it several years ago after another friend I was helping decided to not do competition cooking any more. I told folks we were cooking to win but having fun was our game. I got a little more involve in copetitions and my wife started helping a few years back. Go ahead and give a try. Maybe start out like I did in some backyard contests. You might surprise yourself. We sure have been a time or two.[p]Go try it and have some fun, meet a great crowd of folks, learn some new ideas and tricks, but be careful it can become overpowering and addictive!!![p]Good Cookin'

  • JimWJimW Posts: 450
    Congrats, Ray! Talk to you soon.

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