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  • I can see this thread costing me a lot of money! First the $60.00 bag of Caputo 00 flour, then the $50.00 scale, then the $3800.00 Forno Bravio wood fired brick oven, then the $35000.00 Patio and outdoor kitchen.... better get started! Not tha…
  • I received a saw cut firebox in 2006 after reporting that my original box cracked into so many pieces that I could not use it. It was unstable. The saw cut firebox was a good replacement. I'm still using it for going on 4 years now, but it is cracke…
  • Sorry if this is too late to help you, but Crest Foods has Ozark Oak 10 lb. bags for $4.78 ea! I'm from Anadarko and drove up to the Moore store to stock up! Great bargain. Personally, I like the Royal Oak at Wal Mart.... but it is 6.27 for 10 lb…
  • I went to Moore, Oklahoma on NE 12th and Eastern to the Crest Food Store and paid $4.78 for a ten pound bag of Ozark Oak. It's selling for $10.00 at some other sources and is an excellent value. I usually burn Royal Oak USA from Walmart for 6.27/10l…
  • I'm eggcited for you too! More so to see a Virgin Egg ( or almost virgin) on the inside! Been a while since I've seen that color! Post more pics of the inside, then print one and write the date on it! See how long it takes you to carbon up that…
  • Clean Egg, fresh load of lump large pieces on bottom, fill to mid level of fire ring. Light egg and allow 10 minutes to get going. Put plate setter legs down with pizza stone directly on the plate setter. The thermal mass of this rig allows for supe…
  • Pizza, Gotta love it, especially on the Egg! Bottom open about 75% or just a little over, top ( daisy wheel) off. Wide Open! Flashlight to look inside top to check on pizza progress. once the top closes, it's only open once about a minute and a hal…
  • I use my fingers to seperate the skin from the meat and carefully smear the herb butter in the void. The skin insulates the butter somewhat controlling how fast it melts. I still baste with butter toward the end of cooking to even up the browning. I…
  • The ceramic knives are wonderful, no metallic taste in foods, don't turn acidic foods colors, always sharp.. but be careful, they will break if dropped and are so easy to chip the cutting edge. They'll cut you in a heartbeat too, so use care!
  • You can also loosely crumple a length of aluminum foil to make a wrap to go around the top of the dome. Then you put the daisy wheel on and force the foil into the void around the daisy wheel. This forms a seal that holds the top on. In my opinion, …
  • I'm sure others can attest, that lump charcoal comes in various sizes. I've personally had a 20 lb. bag of lump with no bits larger than a pack of cigarettes, and I've had Royal Oak from Wal Mart with chunks over a foot long. What I'm saying is it'…
  • I use 2 cups of all purpose flour, 1 1/2 cups bread flour, one packet of Fleishman's yeast or the equivalent bloomed in 3/4 cups of 105º water for 10 minutes then add three tablespoons of honey to it to feed the yeast. Salt the flour and sift it…
  • Have you ever tried Fontina cheese? It's delicious, melts really nicely and has a great creamy texture and great flavor. You can use it alone or mix it with your favorite cheese. I'm still not happy with my crust recipe or technique... any tips t…
  • What staggers me is the fact that the raw food value is probably more than I make in a year..! And yes, I'm way underpaid... even unemployed at the moment.. but it's nice to dream! Nice spread, wonderful food and unbelievable opportunity. Congrat…
  • Take it out of the fridge about an hour before starting the fire... let it come up to room temp so it doesn't drop the Egg temp. Makes stabilizing the Egg at 225º to 250º a lot faster process. Cook till internal temp is 195º then remove and wrap …
  • I didn't want to lose the juices by stabbing it with a fork. I figured it was already a risky cook... but, after the foil and beef stock it came around. A little less than one hour later it was 202º and extremely moist. Had a beautiful bark and smok…
  • Thanks Jason, That's exactly what I did before reading your post! The flat is about 182º internal and wrapped in foil with a half cup of beef stock to keep it company... Egg is about 265ºnow. Cheers
  • I concur, that is it exactly. Same thing happened to me with my large. I made such a big issue of tightening all the nuts and bolts on my Egg that I guess I overdid it! A dab of 3 in 1 oil on each pivot point and a carefully torques nut will fix th…
  • Hey All, I have a silly question... Why doesn't the Mother ship just install the nomex burnproof gasket on the eggs from the factory? Seems the R&D department believes in them so why not make it a factory install? I've been through sever…
  • My personal findings... Chimney - Have to put it somewhere safe to light with the paper flying around, then you've got 10 minutes into it and only a small amount of lump burning. Takes another 15 to 20 minutes to be ready to cook with new lump. …
  • Those are JUST ceramic cookers.... We use the Big Green Egg! The Best, The one with a family behind it! Cheers.
  • Well Larry, You can always contact the mother ship and get a replacement fire ring for the egg, they've always treated me like gold there, that's why so many people keep coming back for their egg-cessories. Great warranty = return customers! I'…
  • Evening Fellow Egger, Don't worry about it. You'll have two choices here, get another firering at a dealer, or score yourself three firebricks and stand them on their edge in a triangular fashion and place your cooking grate on top of this. The …
  • Nice lookin' cook! In Oklahoma, we have a term for what that type of meal causes... Meat Hangover! Cheers!
  • Better take lots of pics while it's nice and white... it won't last for long! Enjoy your Egg, I know I enjoy mine! Cheers!
  • The gasket issues have been a greatly discussed topic on the forum. I have been through it, and tried all the available replacements from both the ceramic offerings and the fiberglass variety. The felt gasket is the safest, and really the most de…
  • I agree, with the exception of swapping nature glo with B&B from south Texas. It's pretty good stuff, but for my money I'm using Royal Oak from Wal Mart for 5.27/10 lb. bag. Cheers!
  • Hello All, It's been a while since I've posted here, I was unable to complete my login procedure and get aboard. Thought I'd come check out the posts about the Oklahoma Eggfest and low and behold I was able to log in! The Eggfest looked like a s…
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