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We hope everyone enjoyed their Fourth of July weekend and is excited for more warm weather grilling! This week, we’ll be making these two burgers: Stuffed Portobello Mushroom and Caribbean Chicken, and also eating lots of these Ice Cream Sandwiches in honor of National Ice Cream Month! It's time to think about getting out to one of the many #EGGfests around the country - see a list here

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  • Richard FL,[p]If only that was the longest I worked on a deal ...[p][p]
  • Rak,[p]And a great marketing story. "Orange Roughy" used to be a throwaway nuisance fish known as "Slimehead". The fishers renamed it and it's been a runaway success.
  • Brant,[p]I was thinking that it would be more efficient as well, I didn't know if I needed to double it up, but kind of thought 'why not' as I had the extra piece sitting there. I thought the bolts would add some stability when I ran the ash-tool …
  • Char-Woody,[p]Thanks for the tip, I'll be less vigilant about my cleanup now "But dear Char-Woody said to leave the ash in it."[p]
  • GaDawg,[p]I did the same thing last weekend. I used a butter knife and it popped quite easily. I'm going to try and grab some time to search for the gasket replacement threads I noticed a while back.[p]Cheers,[p]Rotor
  • TheHarmons,[p]Nice to meet you. My wife calls if the Avocado. As in "We're having avocado for dinner" when she invites people over. *smiles*
    in New egger Comment by Rotor July 2001
  • Big Murth,[p]I'm no expert. How long are you gone for? I think that setting should be safe for a couple of hours ...[p]Rotor
  • Smokin' Todd,[p]Thanks for the encouragement. My father-in-law was a Navy Chef during WWII and went on to become Director of Food Services for the Canadian Forces. I never got to spend much time cooking with him, but I remember him saying much the …
    in Friday Night Comment by Rotor June 2001
  • Janet,[p]I know a good editor or two if you need help constructing these posts.[p][p]Rotor
  • slim pickens,[p]At risk of being flamed ... er, I guess that't the point here ... have you considered using an electric starter? I love that I can get the egg going with no fuss every time. Here's a guestion for the "starter brigade". Are there a…
  • Palisin,[p]Neat coincidence. I've just been searching to buy one this weekend.[p]Cheers,[p]Rotor
  • Tom Kowalski,[p]A very good Swiss friend of mine has a saying that has become one of my favourites (insert swiss accent while reading this) "Poor quality; it just makes you mad!" My Swiss friend was very impressed with the BGE; and so am I![p]Rotor…
  • Nature Boy,[p]Not sure if you just got carried away there or whether I'm not trying hard enough ...[p]Hottest I've had mine as maybe 850. BTW, anyone else get a kick out of the "Turbine" whine when it hits 700 or so. I've had a couple of friends c…
  • BluesnBBQ,[p]Best part of lurking around here are these refresher courses. [p]Thought process:[p] - Haven't done any shrimp on the Egg yet. - How could I not have done shrimp? - I can't wait to do shrimp. - His sound REALLY good! - Must remembe…
  • Nature Boy,[p]Yup, Rarely fire it up without throwing some veggies on. I sometimes will get creative with a marinade, but usually just use olive oil and balsamic vinegar. The two grill method works down to pretty small pieces of veggie, the very i…
  • Nature Boy,[p]Nature Boy,[p]I've used a grill top wok myself, and was never satisfied with it. Thanks to "NotJo" I learned about, and bought, a Weber hinged grill, the hinges allow you to drop in wood chips without lifting the grill out of Mr. Egg.…
  • sprinter,[p]I try and do portabello's everytime I get a chance. I've tried different sauces and marinades but keep coming back to a roughly random mix of olive oil and balsamic vinegar (we have little store that sells nice balsamic vinegars and oli…
  • Spin,[p]Heh Heh. Now I like the sound of that! Do you fire it from the top or through the ash door?[p]Dave
  • Roger,[p]Wouldn't dream of working without it. The one downside I see is that you get left holding a very hot electric lighter after 5 minutes. To battle that I hung a bolt and eye hook near my BGE that keeps the ligther well away from anything fl…
  • Richard P.,[p]After trying paper for a couple of burns (Sales guy "just crumble three pieces of newspaper and it'll light!") and being frustrated I bought a generic electric lighter. I find it to be quick and easy. One warning though - I don't clo…
  • JJ,[p]How many times can one say the internet is an amazing thing. On Sunday I was thinking how would I find a recipe for venison, now my problem my problem is which of several hundred do I try. Ain't life grand![p]Cheers,[p]Dave
  • JJ,[p]Just did! And sent the link to only about 120 friends. The SOAR site was also really neat.[p]Thanks,[p]Dave
  • one feral kat,[p]Weird ...[p]I picked mine up a Costco (Priceclub) for C$17.00 (say $3.19 in us funds ;~)! I've never seen any without sharp tines - mine did come with plastic protectors ... any chance the ends can be pulled off?[p]Dave
  • one feral kat,[p]Funny - mine is registered as a lethal weapon in 8 Canadian provinces. Seriously, mine tines are sharp and yes you stick them in just like a probe.[p]Dave
  • not Jo,[p]Hehheh! But I'm not buying it!
  • not Jo,[p]I went shopping at lunch and ordered the hinged grill, it'll be in tomorrow for pickup just in time for weekend grilling. Thanks!
  • not Jo,[p]Thanks for the info - I'll take a run to HD and see if I can pick one up. Now using a rectangular grill ... you're not a member of mensa are you? Heh.[p]Dave
  • not Jo,[p]Alrighty then - brand new egg and making me look like a sloth again. 15 temperature measurements (and recorded) in one cook - perfect results first time out, and if I recall rightly you've got a grill with a hinge so you can add smoke at …
  • Tim M,[p]Your posting really helps - I understand what a plate setter is now - and of course now I covet one![p]I'm going to call John at my favourite BBQ store and see if he's got one or will bring one in.[p]Dave
  • char buddy,[p]I only wish I had that problem - my oldest, Will, is six and he takes after both my wife and I - thinnest kid in class. (I outgrew that when I got a desk job!). Having him run a high carb load is just what he needs.[p]Cheers,[p]Dave …