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  • Darnoc, Wow you are a really good penny pincher. Good Luck with that. However I am just going to use a very low cost and very easy method. It is just 5 bucks a month if I grill almost every day.
  • gman, Then I would think you are a great canidate for an XL Egg. Either that or go with a large and than a small or a medium. That way you can get 2 different temps going if you are doing more than one thing at once. Either way you are about to …
  • gman, I like Pdub's response. Because that is the exact combo that I have. However it is also going to depend on what you are cooking most often. And remember nobody ever said you have to cook everything at one time.
  • GirlyEgg, Honestly I have tried the paper towel method and it does work. I have also tried Mapp as well. However I myself just use Big Green Eggs Fire Lites. All it consists of is sawdust and parifin wax. It lights up very quick and you don't h…
  • The skillet is probably not your answer. However sear them at about 650-700 degrees for about 2-3 minutes a side, then shut it down after your second flip for another 2-3 minutes. If you are getting too much flare ups during the searing process th…
  • Size- You won't be disappointed with either, However if you are looking for height vs grill space then go with the large, and vice versa. Charcoal- The Big Green Egg charcoal works great for hot searing steaks, burgers, chickens, slow cooking an…