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Are you happy it’s finally National BBQ Month? While we like to BBQ year round, May is our favorite because the whole country is celebrating delicious food. If you’re new to cooking BBQ on your EGG, check out our Smoking Basics Publication...if not, proceed to some of our favorite recipes! We love Dr. BBQ’s Coffee Rubbed Brisket, Famous Dave’s Sticky Ribs and Virginia Willis’ Pulled Pork. Pair with this cheesy favorite for a winning way to start off May!

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I just got my first Egg in November 2013, a Large and love it.  Before getting the Egg I cooked on a Weber Kettle, a 4-Burner Gasser and a WSM smoker.  Thinking about getting rid of all the other grills now since they don't get used.

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  • College Junior and a first grader...  Big difference in age my friend.  Congrats on the grades, my wife is a first grade teacher and wishes every parent took an interest in their kid's success.  My kid isn't school age yet but when he does the expec…
  • Maybe some will disagree with this but I don't really see the need for the cast iron grates and don't use them.  I have a multi-level grate made out of steel from Ceramic Grill Works which they say is similar to cast iron and needs to be seasoned ea…
    in NEWWBBYY!!! Comment by aukerns08 May 4
  • I have a BBQ Guru and love it on overnight cooks, lets me sleep comfortably knowing the fan and thermostat will keep the temp right for me.  I've wanted to build a table since I got my Egg but I've held off on that and I don't think I'm going to bui…
    in GOING ALL IN! Comment by aukerns08 May 1
  • The cook time will be a little longer just for the fact that you're dealing with more weight on the butts.  Figure about 1.25 - 1.5 hours per pound minimum.  At 225 degrees it could be even longer like a 14 -17 hr cook  It might be crowded in there …
  • Well done, those look great.
  • I agree with what Matt has posted here, I wouldn't score the fat cap or trim it up too much.  As for the mustard that's personal preference, I used to do it but the pork butts are pretty tacky without it so the rub sticks pretty well.  One thing I'v…
  • I've had success doing it the day before and reheating it slowly in the oven the day of without it being dry.  I sauced it with my normal amount of sauce prior to putting it in the oven to reheat.
  • I've been thinking about getting one of these.  How is your setup when using it?  Are you putting the AMS on your platesetter/AR just under the cheese or emptying the firebox and setting it up in there?  Thanks.
  • scottcrazydog said: I hope bge never gives in to these big box stores. So many manufacturers have gone the way of making cheaper models to sell in these type stores but still sell the better stuff at their store and consumers think they are g…
  • henapple said: On a more serious note. .... Stopped at an Arkansas rest area for my morning grumpy. As I washed my hands I noticed a tampon dispenser. Yep, I dookied in the women's restroom.  Sher-Bear said to tell them I was Bruce Jenner. …
  • @stlcharcoal has really been the only one to realize/admit that the consumer is the only one getting screwed in this deal by BGE in their attempt to "protect" the dealers.  They should focus the effort on the rogue dealer/distributor, etc. and take …
  • Eggcelsior said:  I walked into Costco, explained what happened, and was told "no problem" and they returned $659 to me.  In my opinion the ability to return the product if you're unhappy with it is more valuable than the lifetime war…
  • Photo Egg said: @sticharcoal They are to blame...when a store manage will look you in the eye and lie…claiming to be official BGE dealer when they are not.Please explain to me how this is honest and not wrong. The problem with this argum…
  • I've been using this recipe for sauce for a while.  I think it was out of Paul Kirk's sauce book.  It works and everyone likes it better than store bought stuff. 32 oz bottle Ketchup 1 cup Brown sugar 1/2 cup yellow mustard 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/…
  • The associated video they made with the cooler is hilarious.
  • Our house was built a year and a half ago.  Very open floor plan on the main floor, with an eat in kitchen and no dining or living room.  It's perfect for us because we can see everything our 11 month is getting into while we cook and eat and it lim…
  • I'm not exactly sure what you're looking for but most people with the AR use a pizza stone for indirect heat instead of the plate setter.  I had a cast iron plate setter and use that with my Woo and I would assume you could probably use it with the …
  • I'm not an electrician but I used to work for an Electrical Company and then an Electrical Supply house before making a career change myself.  Depending on the type of work you want to get into you have some options.  Since you say you're not high o…
  • I've done a bunch of them it's a major pain in the ass.  You have to remove the glass which is very fragile by heating up the device and putting a thin metal tool between the frame and the glass to cut the adhesive.  Then you have to remove the LCD …
  • I used to work for Costco in high school, Costco does a lot of work with local dealers and contractors in their stores for their members.  Most likely the KJ Costco road shows are handled by a dealer located near the Costco having it.  An example wo…
  • badinfluence said: oh one more thing...my dealer called me to keep me updated. If I was your Egg dealer I'd call you personally to keep you updated on every new Egg, Accessory, etc. too.
  • I've tried to avoid posting in here but I just can't help myself...  For the price of the Minimax, maybe they missed the mark maybe not all I know is that it's usually easier for them to drop the price than increase it so it's hard to blame them for…
  • I got a mini a few weeks ago and have fired it up almost everyday since I got it.  It's perfect for just the wife and I, I can do 2 good size ribeyes on it at once or 2 chicken breasts and a foil packet of potatoes on it as a side.  I also fire it u…
  • I like smokingeggs personally. I'll also take the PM to the other sites...
  • I watched it last night, my wife and I really enjoyed it.  Made me want to give it a try with a food truck myself, looked like a blast.
    in Chef Comment by aukerns08 October 2014
  • Mickey said: It's still not on the dealer price sheet. I've heard this too but it's on all of their marketing materials now, including the picture on the website of all the egg sizes.  Doesn't make sense to me to market a product that t…
  • @skiddymarker - I like that homemade ash tool next to your egg in that pic.  I'll have to remember that if mine ever breaks.
  • @DMWThanks I'll definitely be checking them out. @atgcpaul, I'm not really near Germantown but on the Northern VA side of the DC Metro area I've seen beef ribs at both Food Lion and Harris Teeter.
  • DMW said: Restaurant Depot. A membership is required, but any business license or a membership to KCBS (www.kcbs.us) will get you in. I've been wanting to check out Restaurant Depot for a while.  If I join KCBS as an individual that's a…
  • You can also use a pizza stone on the bottom grate of your swing rack and put whatever you're cooking on the top rack to get indirect cooking.