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  • I did the ribs pretty much like you guys said.  Rather than messing with direct, I just cranked up the temp.  My brother in law gave me some wicked good charcoal and I bet the temp went from 200 to 350 in about five to ten minutes.  The ribs were …
  • You can tell your egg is new- the lid is still white!  The ribs look great.  I hope mine turn out- I'm on hour #2.
  • Thanks!  I'll give it a try today.  It is a total mess to try to switch to direct in mid-cook.  Do you find your coals have enough gas to bump up to 325 after smoking for five hours?
  • Well, that makes three of us. 
  • Well, I tried it and learned a few things.  By the way, I'm still learning how to cook meat, so if I did anything totally stupid, call me out so I don't make the same mistake next time.  Balco, the grocery store was out of both Italian seasoning …
  • Ok- I'll give it a go tomorrow after church and I'll let you guys know how it turns out tomorrow night.  I'm at home all week with my 8 month old daughter (semi-batching it) so I'll be doing a couple meals a day on the egg.  I've already stocked up …
  • That sounds really good.  I really like smoke flavor, so maybe what I'd do is smoke it at a real low temp for an hour and then transfer it to the crock pot.  Do you dump in any beef broth or water or anything in the crock pot with the other stuff?
  • Thanks!  So it would be good for sandwiches?  What temp would you recommend?
  • Ok- that makes sense. I checked the bottom and there wasn't much ash down there at all, so I'm guessing the ash is probably in the firebox clogging the holes. Live and learn. The turkey was awesome- thanks for asking. I iced the breasts and br…
  • I have the bottom draft door and daisy wheel wide open.
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