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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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  • Thanks 4 Runner, that's about what I figured. I just can't see getting all retentive about the gasket. I've read these posts where guys replace gasket after gasket as if without the gasket the Egg goes to hell in a hand basket. I don't think so.
  • Why bother with any gasket at all, is my question........ Thanks Frank
  • Hi Guys I just don't know. I got a Nomex and the 77 glue. I like to use my Egg as a red hot cast iron grille to achieve a searing sear on a steak or a veal chop at 1000 degrees or slightly better, even on a 70/30 chuck for a burger. If I put on the…
  • I had a cracked EGG and continued to cook on it no problem. The replacement came within 2 weeks. Frank
  • Thanks guys. I have been air drying in the frig and will add wood chunks and cook at 375.
  • I think you're probably right. Although I do a chicken in the oven at 275 with a heavy coating of salt and pepper and it crisps up really well. I think the smoke will keep the skin soft if not rubbery as you mentioned so I'll leave it out. Reason I …
  • I gave a picture to the dealer, seems all I had to do, that and wait. I used the cast iron grill last night for the first time and got the DT up to like 1100 crazy hot then seared a 1.5 lb veal loin chop. The searing was impressive, way more so t…
  • Thanks everyone. Although not mentioned in the warranty the crack might have been the result of using a 16 inch pizza stone instead of a 15. The 16 just fit barely but left hardly any opening. Burn n' learn. Frank
  • Holy cracked egg Batman ! Wow ! Thanks for sharing your misery Michael. Cracks a crack and it must go back in my case I agree. I'll have to see if they'll continue to let me use it until a replacement bottom can be sent. It's such a tiny hairline cr…
  • Hi Capt, Yeah I almost left out the wood chips altogether just to see how much the wood charcoal flavored the meat ,trying to get that flavor of the charcoal on the meat that they get at the Rendezvous in Memphis. Thank again. Cheers, Frank
  • The concensus is to cook at 250 dome, which gives you about 225 at the grid. A large egg will maintain 250 for 24 hrs or more with a full load of lump. It dosen't really matter how much of the lump is actually lit, what matters is how much Oxygen …
  • Lit, Yes that's what I was thinking as well. When you lit from the bottom then the burn will slowly move up the fire box bottom to top is my understanding of what you wrote. Thanks, Frank
  • Capt Frank, Et Al...... Well I've grilled steaks on my indoor fireplace and normally I start the fire from the bottom. I also have purchased a Loof Lighter and could probably get the bottom lit that way as well. I guess my biggest concern is not …