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First Cook

jaybird260jaybird260 Posts: 4
edited 4:22AM in EggHead Forum
I picked up my large Egg last Friday and spent Saturday figuring out how to manage the temperature and cooked some hamburgers as well.
Saturday night my first cook happened with a 12 pound brisket. I was amazed at how the Egg rocked all night at 220* even in the rain storm we were having. Didn't have to add any lump either. A lot less work than my old water smoker. Anyway, I took the brisket off 13 hours later (it probably should have gone longer but I had family coming over for lunch) and it was a real hit.

I think I'm going to like this thing.





  • XLeggoXLeggo Posts: 10
    Looks tasty. I'm gonna cook a brisket of my own one of these days.
  • Susan EgglaineSusan Egglaine Posts: 2,437
    Looks like you are having fun! ;) nice job
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Jason, Welcome to the forum. You have done very well for the first couple of cooks. Tim ;)
  • WoodbutcherWoodbutcher Posts: 1,004
    Well it looks like you've done this kind of thing before! Welcome and keep on posting, we love photo's. Great job on the cooks. :woohoo:
  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    Congrats and good job!
  • Judy's EggJudy's Egg Posts: 104
    Congrats on the new BGE.
  • smoker62smoker62 Posts: 80
    Wow a brisket on your second cook , good job.
  • FiretruckFiretruck Posts: 2,678
    Wow, impressive for one of your first cooks on the egg. ;)
  • Welcome Jason...

    Congrats on the first overnighter. The brisket looks great.
  • berrygoodberrygood Posts: 372
    I still haven't gotten brisket right! Good job dude.
  • I like brisket!
  • I've been cooking on a Brinkmann water smoker for the past year and it was a lot of work.
  • It's only the second one I've done (the first was on my Brinkmann smoker). This one needed some more time but family was comnig over and I took it off at 170* instead of 180-185.
    Turned out OK though.
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