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BGE "Sub Zero Club"

ArvadaManArvadaMan Posts: 202
edited 4:51AM in EggHead Forum
Is their a BGE "Sub Zero Club"? How many of you have you have cooked on your BGE when it was below zero outside?


  • J AppledogJ Appledog Posts: 1,046
    "Aye!" X 3, Arvadaman. For 8 years or so. [p]But I have to admit that I love my Cookshack for long cooks when it's really ugly outside.[p]There's something odd that happens to me, Arvadaman, when it gets really cold - all of a sudden I want to fire up my mini, which is under cover, and cook myself a great little dinner when my husband ("Apple") has to work at night.[p]We forum members are a twisted bunch indeed!
  • Arvadaman,
    Oh yeah. We've had our BGE for a number of years (is it 10 now?) and have cooked at -23F, but just to prove I'd do it. I don't go out much when its life-threatening. But here in Anchorage its often below 0. Life, and cooking, go on.

  • DrivrDrivr Posts: 163
    I have, did a butt overnight and the temp gauge never twitched.

  • ChefRDChefRD Posts: 438
    Yep, done it many times over the last 10 or more years in southwest lower MI. Doesn't seem to bother the egg much, but I hate it!
    (28 more days until I head to AZ for the winter. :))

  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    Yup, the cold does not stop my cookin. I'm in a protected corner facing south-east sheltered from the north-west winds.
    Crystal clear ice cold air filled with the sweet scent of wood smoke, the egg and I are smiling.

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 21,552
    all the time. its was colder than i thought last night, not near zero, but a colander of mussels i had going on froze solid like a brick in about a half hour. must be time to drop the storm windows on the house. the egg works fine, shorts are ok, but getting snow in your slippers is not fun. cant wait for winter, its the best time to egg

  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    i'd say everyone in new england.....[p]did it in a 30" snowstorm once (overnight). the thing has no clue how cold it is. wish i could say the same for me

    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • porksicles.jpg
    <p />Arvadaman,
    It was -5 outside and 250 inside the egg ... It was soooo cooooolllld the egg was makin porksicles.[p]Nuthin' like pulled pork in the dead of winter.[p]Doug

    [ul][li]An even greater temperature differential ... fire and ice![/ul]
  • duckeggduckegg Posts: 267
    I used to do that on my old Weber Kettle, looking foreward to doing it on the new egg. One advantage of the Weber is that it keeps the cook warmer.

  • duckegg,[p]Maybe at first, but if you snuggled up to your weber, it'd burn you. Your egg will comfort you at 325 degrees.[p]
  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    that means the heat's being wasted!

    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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