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Get ready to turn up the heat as we dive into August. While there are only a few weeks left to perfect those tailgate recipes, summer isn’t over yet! Two things we’ll be making this month are Chile Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops and Bell Pepper Kabobs. Then, relax after a cookout with a cool dessert cooked on your EGG - Ice Cream Sandwiches! You can mix and match your favorite cookie flavors with ice cream flavors. Simple, yet delicious!

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  • I have done it. Limit your charcoal to about a 1/2 full coffee can size and use a controller or it is pretty much a lost cause. I used a recipe by Alton Brown minus the liquid smoke.
  • The only one that might work well doing that would be the original Flame Boss. It uses type K industrial thermocouples some of which can endure 1800° or more. I think it would be a bit of a waste though as it is so easy to get the Egg to high temps …
  • That is a very nice looking setup. Just be sure to move the roof out from over the Egg if doing a clean burn!
  • Went back and looked at your original pix. Most definitely have a motor shop check the windings as they look very suspicious to this retired maintenance man. If in good condition they are not normally that dark a color. And yes you are also missing …
  • The Woo2 Adjustable Rig from the Ceramic Grill Store is more versatile than a plate setter and has many more options available for different kinds of cooks. My original platesetter recently developed a crack and I made the decision to go to the W2 A…
  • Jeepster47 said: Nope ... No flap.  I'll have to look at @Ozzie_Isaac 's 100 blower.  Or did you mean the pre-100 blower? Yes, mine is the pre 100 unit with the rounded edge case.
  • The original Flame Boss blower also had the flap feature and it worked quite well. The pix I saw of the 200 blower look very similar to the original. Is the flap still there?
  • The Woo2 and the AR are separate pieces and can be used independently or in combination depending on your needs for the cook.
  • I just got mine and truthfully have not used it as of yet. I bought because my plate setter has a crack about 3/4 of the way across and breaking is inevitable. I priced a new plate setter and it wasn't much more for the Woo2 AR Combo Rig. It also al…
  • I own a Thermopen and am quite happy with its' performance, BUT! doing it over I would likely buy the Thermopop today. The Pop was not available when I purchased my TPen. The Tpop is not that much slower (in some tests quicker) and the accuracy is g…
  • I have an older baking cooling rack that the wife let me have. 1/4" grid and it works very well for small things. It is a biatch to clean up afterwards though. Best thing I have found is the pressure washer.
  • I was naively unaware of his piracy and for that I apologize, as I have done some amateur photography and also had a "friend" that sells professionally lift one of my images. Just wanted more info on a book that could supply info on complementary si…
  • I also started on the XL and added a Medium last year. If I could do it over today I would have gotten a Large as my second Egg. The M cooks OK but sure needs to be cleaned out often as it fills with ash fairly quickly. Obviously I am not a clean it…
  • OK, with all the "here we go" comments, I will rephrase, can someone recommend a BBQ related book with recipes that cover more than meat. Wasn't trying to start some sort of cr^p storm just wanted some alternatives.
  • I already own APL's book and use some of his fine recipes. I was particularly interested in S R as he seems to cook more dishes than just meat. The video I saw recently had some interesting veggie dishes that looked to be good complements to the pro…
  • Woo and adjustable rig from ceramic grill works, it will cost about the same as a plate setter and a couple of grid raising gizmos from BGE and is a much more elegant way of doing those things. A Thermapen or Thermopop. And I admit to often using a …
  • The main thing I would suggest is to get on the phone and order the Woo and Adjustable rig instead of a plate setter and all the other grid raising attachments. I have been an Egg owner for 5 years (relative newbe) and just bought that setup for my …
  • Ron, this is the last day. I had forgotten also. I just bought 3/25. It's a good cause and worth the chance.
  • D does tend to suck a bunch until you get it right. After the initial trials and errors it becomes a thing of beauty,,,,, until you have to do the next system. LOL
  • It does a great job on multiple racks of ribs and also for moving a chicken or roast to a platter without having it balanced on two forks or a tongs that are too small.  I would suggest that you might like it if you try it out, but your call.
    in V-Rack Comment by bettysnephew June 17
  • I am a bit familiar with PID loops having worked as an industrial maintenance tech for a major appliance manufacturer for five years and in the packaged food industry for 38 years. All the way from 3-15 huff and puff, Partlow electric,  4-20 loops a…
  • FWIW, even though the device is somewhat primitive it does a pretty fair job of control as long as it doesn't rain. We're not talking one or maybe even five degree resolution but once set mine holds well within cooking tolerances. If you want a real…
  • I have found the BBQ Delight pellets to be the best. They are made from pure apple or whatever the bag is labeled. Most others, particularly for the pellet grills are a mixture and contain a fair amount of oak and other hardwoods. Some also have "fl…
  • I have sent meat to a pal in Maine from here in Iowa and he said it arrived promptly and ice cold in a foam cooler packed with the ice packs. Google Rube's from Montour, Iowa. I do not think you will be disappointed. I have only ordered steaks so ca…
  • After 5 years of jerry rigging, I yesterday ordered a Woo2AR Combo for my XL. No more bits and pieces of bricks and bolts. My platesetter is cracked and after checking price of a replacement, the CGW setup made a lot of sense.
  • After having a near disaster two years ago at Thanksgiving with a frozen shut Egg and a too large bird to invert, I believe I may have just figured out a way to cook those monsters inverted in the XL. I just ordered a Woo2/AR Combo rig. This year th…
  • Well after many thoughts back and forth, I finally ordered the Woo2/AR Combo and 20" top grate for my XL. A while back I noticed my platesetter had a crack about 1/2 way across. After pricing a replacement XL platesetter, the combo turned out to be …
  • You might want to copy, paste and Google this phrase:    My ideal camping Chuck box (cheap, light, organized)       It is on another forum and I will not link to it directly. This guy has made one from one of the large plastic tote boxes and it is v…
  • I have a Baratza Preciso and am extremely pleased with it. Check on their website for the demo models and get a very nice discount. These units are like new and have the same warranty as new. I could find nothing on mine to indicate it had been used…
  • I have a very gusty back deck area and the opening/closing seems to work well to maintain the temperature near setpoint. I was concerned also when I first saw it working but it actually helped retard the changes I normally see when grilling. I have …