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Spreading the love this Valentine’s Day with your EGG? Virginia Willis’ three course menu is perfect for a date night! February is also National Chocolate Lover’s Month, so don’t feel guilty if you’ve been cooking a little more dessert than usual on your EGG. If you’re looking for something a little more savory than chocolate, try some Roasted Chicken Flatbread or Pork Tenderloin with Honey Mustard.

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  • RRP
    Welcome back!
    December 2015
  • pgprescott
    Welcome back loser!  Glad to see it.
    December 2015
    • nolaegghead
      nolaegghead
      Glad to be back on. I'm a more adult person now.
  • Jstroke
    Nola--good to see you are back. Did they call and have a closed door conversation or just open you up again
    December 2015
    • nolaegghead
      nolaegghead
      I talked to Rob D'Amico via email and he let me back on. Eventually. I think all the folks calling and emailing helped out. I appreciate it.
  • kwdickert
    i don't know you but the amount of people that NEEDED you to be reinstated says a lot about you. I'm impressed.
    December 2015
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    November 2015
  • northfacesnorth
    October 2015
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    October 2015
  • Thatgrimguy
    You still interested in hanging on Saturday? I'm definitely going to be around town with nothing to do. I'll be in the RV but Scotty said he could come pick me up. Or I can get a cab or something. 
    July 2015
  • 20stone
    I am planning on being there, but am still figuring out which city we'll be living in by October. 

    My my bet is that I'll be flying in for the event. What needs doing, and where do I send money?
    July 2015
  • UXB
    Thanks. Appreciate the input.
    May 2015
  • nagninodale
    March 2015
  • nagninodale
    March 2015
  • mikewmorgan
    I appreciate your feedback.  Used to live in Metairie.  All of my children live in the NO area.  Stop by Martin Wine Cellar on Baronne and say hello to Jon.
    March 2015
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  • MartinB
    NOLA - just purchased a BGE and interested in cold smoking some salmon. Do you have a step-by-step recipe you can share? Thanks!
    January 2015
  • Lovenbrau
    do you  know where to get the water jet steel grates?


    December 2014
    • nolaegghead
      nolaegghead
      Nope. Never pursued one, but there will be some local fabrication shop that has one and you can have it custom cut if you have a pattern. I have a buddy that does work with a water jet cutter, if you're in the NOLA area I can hook you up. My buddy is a mechanical engineer and a bad-ass with solid works, so he can draw up a vector version of your design in CNC compatible machine code.
  • TCT
    Sorry to hit you up for advice, but... Want to help the wife again with cooking Xmas Eve dinner for her family. Intend to do 2 - 5 lb beef tenderloins on my large BGE. Want to keep things pretty simple from a seasoning standpoint ( wife is a simple eater!! ) SO, direct or indirect? any wood for smoke? Was planning at cooking 400. Reverse sear? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!
    Craig
    December 2014
    • nolaegghead
      nolaegghead
      Sounds awesome. The only two ways to screw those up is over cook them or hit 'em with bad smoke.

      I'd go simple. Assuming you're cooking them whole, cook them direct with salt and pepper under medium heat. 400 will work fine. Add a little smoke wood, maybe oak, but whatever would work with beef. I like my tenderloin rare, but cook them (you have two) to order. Maybe a medium rare and a medium. I'd just yell at anyone that requested anything over medium - "throw it in the damn microwave if ya wanna ruin it!".

      If you can manage a raised grill, that's nice to have because you can cook them a little more evenly if you're cooking them over rare.
  • RRP
    RRP here...

    I get the impression you have a chemistry background - right? A friend of mine has 6.56 grams rubidium. probably pure, provenance Humphrey Chemical, Deveen St, Connecticut. She knows it can be dangerous stuff and wants to get rid of it, but also feels it has monetary value and would be willing to either sell it or donate it to a college for sake of a tax deduction. She lives in NC and the only institution nearby is a junior college and there is no one there to help her. Can you give me some advice to pass along? Thank you! Ron
    June 2014
  • UXB
    You experienced Eggers are always trying to dazzle us newcomers with your exotic abbreviations. What is DFMT? Thanks!
    May 2014
  • hornhonk
    Steve Cockerham
    1004 Hawthorne Dr.
    Allen, Tx. 75002
    March 2014
  • Fred19Flintstone
    You're kidding me, right? Obamacare is good for the economy? How can taking billions away from business be good for it?? Economically, that's impossible. NYTimes is the essence of the liberal viewpoint. Its crap to put it nicely.
    June 2013
    • nolaegghead
      nolaegghead
      Analogy - don't require everyone to have car insurance. Some people will have it. Others won't. Who picks up the uninsured damages? You pay a premium for uninsured motorist coverage. We all pay. You're taking a political stance.. The program was developed by people way smarter than you, me and Rush. They have access to data, made lots of political compromises. Come up with some good arguments and I'd be happy to talk off line.
  • JoJo

    Hello fellow egger.

     

    I just replaced the gagskets on my large BGE, and now when I try to tighten the ring back, this is the bottom ring, it rides up.

    I have tried to hold it down wioth 2 1 x 4s but when we take the pressure off the board, the bottom rides up.

    I have not tried the top ring yet, thinking I would do the bottom first.

     

    I removed the springs before I took the rings off, as I did not want to warp them.

    Weh I had the rings off, I cleaned the egg in the slots where the band would go.

     

    What are your thoughts and or advice.

    BTW, I have been cooking on this egg since 2000, and did have to replace the rings about 4 years ago as I had warped them.

     

    Thanks,

    Joe

    June 2013
  • henapple
    inexpensive food saver? you can txt me.6158045867' thanks
    April 2013
  • nineee
    thanks for the picture of your light. I could probably get someone to do that for me. Appreciate your suggestion. Nineee
    March 2013
  • Don_Piero
    I'm not a big fan of smoked bbq. I do exactly as Nola says. Just wait for the smoke to clear and you are good to go.
    November 2012
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    November 2012
    • nolaegghead
      nolaegghead
      Troll master - Master of the Trolls.
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      nolaegghead
      Troll master - Master of the Trolls.
  • Spring Chicken
    Yep! Both of us are, as are our in-laws (and Eggheads) in Metairie. Even got a little education there, currently of limited use, but I made do with it. We post on the other Forum.
    October 2012
    • nolaegghead
      nolaegghead
      Funny how everyone's connected - either geographically or some other way. Geaux LSU!