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Beginning to Smell a Lot Like Christmas!

NilsNils Posts: 82
edited 6:03AM in EggHead Forum
Just like the song! Well the adjusted lyrics anyway...

My christmas presents came early: DIGI-Q arrived yesterday, grill extender showed up today, and 15 pounds of cured pork butt is ready to go on the grill later this evening!

Bacon! Bacon! Bacon!

Glad someone thought I was good this year :)


  • Nils,
    You well love your DigiQ and you well be able to sleep thru the night! If you need help give me a call 279-0409.
  • NilsNils Posts: 82
    Thanks for the offer, Ross!

    DIGI-Q was easy-cakes to set up! Had it up and running in just a couple minutes. Easier than I thought it would be, I thought I might have to actually *gasp!* read some instructions. But, just plugged it all in, dialed in the temp, and it was off-and-running.

    It overshot temp by maybe 10 degrees, so I choked the air flow down and it is running just fine.

    Wife keeps asking me, if it works just fine, why do I keep going outside to look at it! She just does not understand that I want to go out and admire it and bask in its glory! :laugh:
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,773
    I am trying to be bad so everyone will give me more lump.. :)

    My wife asked me "What the hail (she is southern) do you need with more charcoal? You have a shed full."

    As I always respond to her "Chicken, Ribs, Pork and Brisket."
  • Thats what I did when I got mine All are wife's think that we are nuts! Maybe they are right.
    My Best,
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    LOL a little reversed here, hubby thinks I am little to wrapped up in eggin, but he never seems to complain come dinner time. :whistle: and I know now that the truck is about done he will get back in to it. he has been tied to the garage trying to get it finished to go.
  • NilsNils Posts: 82
    lol, that is understandable, seing as how you already have all your toys!

    What are you up to? 6 eggs, 4 DIGI-Q, and 5 adjustable rigs? What else could you need but more lump?!?

  • NilsNils Posts: 82

    Have you found anyone local who sells Apple, Maple, or Peach wood chips or chunks?

    Buckboard bacon turned out good, still room for improvement on my part ;) Was just a little on the salty side, so I'll soak it for half a day longer next time. Also used a little too much hickory - but overall not bad, definitely doing this again, and on a fairly regular basis!
  • Celtic WolfCeltic Wolf Posts: 9,773
    3 digi-qs and three adjustable rigs.

    Well I could use another set of Grate-mates..

    A mini and a medium egg would be nice too
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