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It’s almost football season, so we’re perfecting our favorite tailgating and homegating recipes! Whether you like hamburgers, wings, brats, ribs or something cooked with beer, we have everything you’ll need for the perfect tailgate party. We always like inviting friends to join our tailgates because the EGG is about community and having fun, so make sure if you’re inviting company you make extra - the food will be gone before you know it! Don't forget dessert, either!

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  • I had something simular happen with my 732. I shut both units off, waited several minutes, turned them back on and it worked fine. Read on this post where someone pulled the batteries put back in and it worked. By the way I was testing with boilin…
  • Take out the fire ring and put grid on the fire box or put a grid directly on the coals as others have done as pictured on the forum.
  • New XL cracked across from saw cut from top to bottom in the first month.
  • Try turning your small hole grate over so the smallest side of the hole is on top. This really helped me because it didn't funnel the ash into the tapered holes nearly as bad.
  • I had same problem with my xlg also until I started lighting it in 4 places or with a weed burner. The fire has to start fast throughout the whole fire box. I also use a wiggle rod on low and slow cooks. These are my experiences, but we are very co…
  • My xlg fire box split open from top to bottom, less than 1 month old. I guess it doesn't like -35 wind chills at Thanksgiving in ND.
  • my kids won't eat spicy or hot either. they will eat this on ribs though. 1/2 cup salt,1 tbsp black pepper,and 1 tsp ganulated garlic all mixed up and rubbed on prior to cooking.
  • I like the carnivore's basic rub because it enhances the meats flavor instead of covering it with too many spices. This is 1/2 cup salt, 1 tbsp black pepper,1 tsp granulated garlic. You may also add spices for regional flavor.
    in Brisket Comment by rah November 2010
  • BigA if in the Fargo or Cooperstown, ND areas give Norwood Sales a try. They will beat all prices on eggs, eggcessories and coal.
    in BGE Purchase Comment by rah October 2010