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It feels as though we’ve waited forever for college football to start, and finally the wait is over! Check out our tailgating page for recipes that are sure to become fan favorites. As an added bonus, the day before Labor Day is National Bacon Day and we don’t know about you, but we like putting bacon on anything and everything, so we’ll definitely be celebrating that. 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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  • New Medium egg on Craigslist in Philadelphia, PA also.
  • Large Egg with lots of extras on Philadelphia, PA craigslist also.
  • I just bought a Yamaha system. Waiting for it to be set up so I can't comment on how well it works. I did check the reviews on the Bose system because I have a wave radio and really like it. To my surprise, 9 out of 10 people say the Bose system fai…
  • Thanks for the encouraging news. I had a really bad day at work and needed to vent. Your response made me feel better.
  • Hi Bill, I cooked right next to you last year. I did the chicken wings. Grillman
  • I've been to the last three and cooked at the last two. They have all been fun days. I'll be cooking again this year. I don't post much but I do read the forum daily. I'm from Newtown in Bucks county.
  • Just Plain Mike, My local garden center had one inch thick square slate pieces in a variety of sizes. I picked a 17 inch square that seems to be perfect for my large egg. I think I paid about $10. I live in Bucks county, Pennsylvania.
  • Don from NJ, I used just the ceramic feet under the egg on my table until I set it on fire one night. Luckily, I caught it in time before I lost the whole table, or worst, the house. I still use the ceramic feet, but they now sit on a one inch piec…
  • BENTE, thanks for taking the time. i'll give them a call this week. we don't have many bge connections here in northern ohio!
  • BENTE, Clicked on your link and couldn't find who I could order one from. Any suggestions? Thanks
  • BurntRaw, It's a matter of preference as to how you bake bread on the egg. If I'm making a loaf for sandwiches, I'd bake it in the pan. I make a lot of bagettes on the egg and use a bagette pan for that. If you want a lot of crisp crust, then sprin…
  • Karen, I would cook them like you nornally would and then wrap each in heavy duty foil. Spray them with apple juice before sealing, wrap in a towel, and put them in a cooler. They should still be hot 2 hours later. GrillMan
  • RC Waterfront, Filet is the only steak I do on the egg. Dust with Raising the Steaks, Cowlick, or Midnite Express. Two minutes on each side direct at 600 to 700 degrees. Shut the vents down and let the steak sit in the egg for 3 to 8 minute dependi…
  • Spring Chicken, I'm no expert, but I have cooked a lot of chicken breasts and they always turn out great. I do them direct at 325 dome temp. Turn after about 20 minutes and check for doneness in another twenty minutes or so. I tend to go by sight f…
  • Karl Claus, Thanks for hosting the event. I cooked and had a blast. Talked to a bunch of fellow eggers and enjoyed some great food. Those Wilson's sure cooked up a huge amount of food. If anyone has pictures I would appreciate your posting a few, m…
  • aka mr. Earl , You so inspired me last year, that this year I'm going and cooking. Plan on baking some bread first, and finishing up with chicken wings. See you on Saturday. John aka Grillman
  • Green_Giant, Let us know how it turns out. I usually do jerky on my Little Chief electric smoker, but I have tried a few pieces on the egg and it actually turned out better IMHO. Keep the temp low and check it after a few hours.
  • mojopin, I went last year just to look around and talk to the people who were cooking. I think there were about 8 eggs going last year. I got there around noon and didn't seem to miss much. The event starts at 9 AM, but by the time you get and ligh…
  • I went last year just to look around. I'm planning on going and cooking this year.
    in PA EggFest Comment by GrillMan July 2006
  • Martini Mark in MSP, My very first cook, a little over a year ago, was grilled vegetables and shrimp. I get the grill temp to about 450 while I wash and cut the veggies. A light coating of olive oil(too much and you can generate a nasty flashback) …
  • MinnowBucket, While several posters have recommended T-Rexing a steak for your first cook, I would caution against that. When I got my egg I did a high temp(700 degree) shrimp stir fry for my first cook and proceeded to fuse my egg together. After …
  • SuperDave, Thanks to both of you for the suggestions. I'll probably try the hot water trick first but if that doesn't work, is there anything special I should know or do to remove the springs? Thanks again for the help. GrillMan
  • While I'm no expert, I've had mixed results with chicken. Cooked one using the vertical roaster this weekend and it was terrible, yet the one before that was great. I've come to the conclusion that it's not me but the chicken. It was a Perdue oven s…
  • Clay Q, Thanks for the tips on bread baking. My two previous attempts turned out well. It's like everything else we cook, it just tastes better from the egg.
  • Clay Q, That's soom fine lookin rolls. I've just started to experiment with baking bread and rolls on the egg. Do you have a recipe you could share. That hamburger roll has a nice light look to it. Mine have come out much heavier, although very goo…
  • The Naked Whiz, Sorry about the centering post. I thought the instructions said to copy everything. Now I'm a little confused. Should I have included the centering post? Did I need another one? Thanks for all the help.
  • Bama Fire, That picture is a few weeks old. I just figured out how to post pictures. The egg isn't so clean any more. Still learning, but I'm havin lots of fun and eating real good too.
  • danny, I had the same problem. I noticed the upper band was not sitting flush against the groove in back near the spring. I suspect the plastic thingy restricts the ability to snug the band up in the back. I tried to put the plactic thingy back on …
  • Smoked Signals, Thanks for the plate setter tips. I'll try things out. John
  • Prof Dan, Thanks professor. I promised my wife I would make her some whole wheat rolls when I bought the egg. I'll try them on Thursday.