The bands on an XL can be difficult. First loosen the top & bottom bands. Center the dome on the base & tighten while someone holds the dome in place. If that did not work, loosed the nuts on the side hinge assembly on the dome and as you ca…
Looks Great to me. Very juicy looking on the cutting board.Did you have a grease problem when you put the bacon back on? I have cooked raw bacon on the Egg and grease was an issue but the bacon was very good.
I have slow cooked a whole tenderloins before and at 16oz you have some pretty big filets. Try searing and then put your place setter in the Egg and cut off the air almost entirely.Using a Polder remove filets 5 degrees before desired meat temp.
A large Egg can hold up to four chickens if seated upright on chicken holder. If you are going to cook one chicken, why not do an extra bird or two for leftovers or make some chicken salad.
10 minutes per chicken