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Get ready to turn up the heat as we dive into August. While there are only a few weeks left to perfect those tailgate recipes, summer isn’t over yet! Two things we’ll be making this month are Chile Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops and Bell Pepper Kabobs. Then, relax after a cookout with a cool dessert cooked on your EGG - Ice Cream Sandwiches! You can mix and match your favorite cookie flavors with ice cream flavors. Simple, yet delicious!

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  • Welcome aboard! This is a great community to be involved in. The folks here are willing to share their knowledge with you. Just ask! Hammer
  • Jack, Is the recipe in the recipe section? If not, would you mind sharing? Thanks Hammer
  • I agree with you on most of your post; however I disagree with you about the use of JB Weld on the egg. There are a lot of eggs repaired with JB Weld, and the mothership recommends it in some repairs. I've got four eggs of which two of them and ce…
  • Learning to have constant temps comes with practice and patience; and the learning curve is doable with both. I don't understand the "coal" issue. Do you use lump? Hammer
  • Ron, Like you I am confused as well. I think I can read between the lines in that he or she doesn't know how to cook on the egg. Hate to see it, but it's their choice; so good luck with their next grill. Hammer
  • Purchase some JB Weld at your local hardware store; do as directed and you should be back in business. Hope this helps! You're both right; while glue isn't the same as JBW, it has alot of the same characteristics. Hammer
  • Evans, The red vermouth(sweet) has a lot of various herbs and spices that enhance either in a mixed drink; straight or in cooking. The vermouth I use is an american vermouth that won the gold trophy, fair of Rome honors against all the big names. …
  • Welcome to Eggworld! Congratulations on your personal egg; and egg ownership. Where are you from in Mississippi? Hammer
    in Hey Ya'll! Comment by Hammer April 2008
  • The Nomex gasket is wider than the rim of the ceramic. When applying the gasket; make sure that the inside of the rim and the gasket is aligned together. There is no need to trim the gasket. The gasket will contract. On any gasket, do not let it…
  • I agree with you about the plate setter. It needs work. I fully believe that the XL is a work in progress. There has been many positive improvements in the design; spring assisted bands; dome; etc; and it is only a matter of time before the plate…
  • T, If a person with your expertise say's it's not what it's cracked up to be; I'll take your word for it. Thanks for the offer anyway! Mitch
  • I don't have an answer for you. I don't know, and have asked the question several times. I do know that the mothership has a good supply, and I have been told that the sales for the Nomex has been good. If I made the decision; every dealer would …
  • Thanks Chub! I've never seen it; so I wanted to know. I've heard alot of good things about it however. Wonder where I could get some? Mitch
  • I have two larges and two xl's. I personally prefer the XL because of the grid space, and the capability of cooking for a large group if necessary; but I can just as easily cook for two. Yes, it's a big cooker; requires more lump; etc. In the pas…
  • Tom, What kind of lump is that you are using? I've never seen it. Thanks Hammer
  • As GG said, I have been testing the Nomex for now close to two years. I personally have had no problems with the gasket or the adhesive. Some members have said that they have had problems with the adhesive. I have not. I've put this gasket throu…
  • What a great idea! Can't say that I've ever seen this before mentioned. Hammer
  • Don't beat yourself up! You've done alot of positive things to offset this mistake. Could happen to anyone! Hammer
  • Mike, Going to the grocery tomorrow and try to duplicate these. They look so damn good! Call them "Abita Shrooms" Hammer
  • Thanks Kent! The wife and I are fortunate. Some of the folks close around had trees through their homes. I was outside and heard the tornado; never saw it; but when the trees starting crackin and falling I went looking for shelter; but I made sur…
  • Broc, The green cap can be used to regulate the cooking process. It was what a lot of folks used before the daisy. Like you said, it is used today primarily as a way to shut the egg down. The daisy is a third or fourth improvement or more in the…
  • Welcome to Eggdome Matt! There are a lot of great folks on the forum, and a lot from the Great State of Mississippi, and several of them have already chimed in. The table looks great, and it won't be long before you have to either enlarge it; or b…
  • T, Thanks! I've kept up with all that has been happening on the forum, but was tied up in a Congressional race as well as trying to keep up with the legislature in the closing days of this session. But, John has sent me some new things to test; s…
  • Intresting! No lump required either. Hammer
  • Me being of Italian descent; I think the handle is appropriate and I'm sure Don Corleone would smile. Hammer
  • Frank, I've been egging for twenty years and this is one of the best ideas I've seen on this board. Thanks for sharing the clamp idea. Hammer
  • Good process and instructions. A couple of things you might want to try in the future. 1. Put acetone on the old gasket; it will strip the old gasket quickly. 2. Use a Mapp torch on the rims to burn off/remove any residual adhesive as well as t…
  • Looks like a good job! In testing the Nomex for over a year; I have used many different configurations on preparing the rims for the gasket; but your's take it a step forward. Thanks for the pic! Hammer
  • I respectfully disagree with you in that the Nomex gasket is a joke. I'm sorry that you were disappointed with the gasket; but I have had no problems with it. If you want to switch to the Rutland, please do; however I would advise that you contact…
  • Sorry to hear about your problem. I have been using the Nomex for over a year. I've had no problems with it, and the tests were positive. I am aware of several folks saying that they have experienced problems with the adhesive, including Bente i…