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National BBQ Month sure was tasty! We hope you got to try just as many new BBQ recipes as we did and some old favorites as well. If not, you can find all our BBQ recipes here and try them out all summer long. One of our favorites was Dr. BBQ’s Spare Rib Surprise and Ted Reader’s Rum Injected Sweet Potatoes. As the weather’s heating up, use your EGG for a cool treat-Ice Cream Sandwiches! Keep an eye out for some Father’s Day recipes from chefs & their dads, coming soon!

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  • Nature Boy, It could be the drippings. I've noticed that when I pull the drip pan out it has a very strong smell. It doesn't seem to be burning the drippings though. I do raise the drip pan up a little with some 1/2" x 1/2" ceramic spacers, but I h…
  • Thanks for all the input. I've been trying to use the daisy becuase it seems like a lot of people use it. I thought maybe it allowed more heat to stay in the Egg so it would use less lump. Maybe the food would be juicier(?) or even a heavier smoke…
  • Char-Woody, That is kinda how I was thinking of doing it, except only using the top grate for ribs. The family is not a huge meat eater so 5-6 slabs/rack(?) should be fine. They do eat lots of veggies though. That's why I was thinking of an entire …
  • Bob, Yeah, I was simply going to use the bricks to raise the grates up not as a barrier. Sorry I didn't make it very clear in my post.[p] Thanks, Brad
  • Oops, my drawing did't work like I wanted.[p] _________
  • Tim M, The Egg was assembled when I got it. There is/was not any sand paper on the band. I've broken 4 bolts already, so it probably is not that. More than likely the sand paper was never put on from the start. My parents picked it up for me(it was…