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Hop on down to your nearest EGG dealer this week to pick up some Easter EGGcessories! Here are a few that may be useful for Easter, the V-rack, electric charcoal lighter and flexible skewers! Now that Spring is in the air, it's time to think about getting out to one of the many #EGGfests around the country - see a list here

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  • If you have an old blow drier it is great for directing air at your fire and get it established quick, keep the lid open for five minutes after you got the fire going.  Then add you plate setter and pizza stone, close the bottom vent about half way,…
  • I think taking good photos and the cost of the camera has about as much relationship as cooking good food and owning an egg.  The two are related because people with an interest in photography are willing to spend money on equipment just like folks …
  • I do a clean burn once or twice a year, partly to clean the plate setter.  Once I put the daisy wheel vent thing in and it burnt off all the seasoning that had built up causing it to rust, spraying it with Pam fixed that but now I don't put it in an…
  • I too came from an offset smoker and I agree that they make a better smoke ring and maybe even a better smoke flavour but I believe that I consistently make better food on the egg.  Part of what appeals to me about the egg is the ease with which you…
  • Here is how another German makes pizza. Gerhard
  • I think the biggest problem with temperature control is micro-managing.  I stabilize before I add the plate setter and the meat, then when the meat goes on it will read low for an hour or more but is not an issue as it will come back up.  Patience i…
  • I think most restaurants take a fairly safe route, so no big seasoning in rub or sauce.  I bet if you don't have a bland palate you probably prefer your own cooking. Gerhard
  • My skin isn't that thin, you have to put a bit of effort into offending me ;) Gerhard
  • SGH I wasn't disagreeing with you just pointing out that on some smokers it really makes a huge difference. Gerhard
  • SGH said: That old saying if you are looking you ain't cooking is absolute nonsense. Look all you want brother. I hope this helps my friend and good luck. I think that old saying made a lot of sense with offset smokers as they took forev…
  • I think you need a better thermometer, it sounds over cooked, @190º it shouldn't be. Gerhard
  • I think it is all pretty amazing from burger, pork chops, steak (even well done), ribs, pizza........ Gerhard
  • Sounds like a great adventure, hope you did not gain too much weight. Gerhard P.S. I rode across Saskatchewan on my motorcycle last year, came to a town known as the pinto bean capital, while I was riding in that area I noticed the bean fields had a…
  • If I can get a 15 lb brisket in that should be enough I just wasn't sure I could go that big. Gerhard P.S.  The two briskets look great, did that effect the cooking time?
  • If you are looking for a place to eat last time we where down we enjoyed Walts Fish Market on the Tamiami Trail in Sarasota, they have a great bar and some of the best seafood in the area. Gerhard
  • Siesta Key is a nice spot just south Longboat we alway stay at a place Palm Bay Club, condos right on the beach.  They have a great beach there, made for walking.  We usually walk to the little downtown area about two miles down the beach have a cof…
  • Sorry to hear of your loss, our dog died around the same age last September. Gerhard
  • I think it looks like a great room but is it really a man cave if the swmbo designed it.  I kind of like the old furniture in the garage where you can sit on the furniture without getting heck for having oil, grass or whatever on your clothes.  Beer…
  • I bought two ceramic tiles at a flooring store they cut the one stone so it fit, unglazed natural colour. Gerhard
  • Looks similar to one offered at Canadian Tire in the great white north, I think they are asking $799 as well with a nest.  If I was looking for a second egg this would be in the running. Gerhard
  • The Timemaster is on my short list for replacement of my walk behind the other is a Honda HHR2169VYC.   Gerhard 
  • I have been thinking if my 21 " Deere dies that I would replace it with a 30" Toro. Gerhard
  • I have Scott rider with a 48" deck, built by John Deere I guess the same as their Sabre line.  It is about 12 years old and been mostly trouble free, last year I had to replace a bent spindle on the deck.  Took it to the local dealer in the spring, …
  • I did that with chicken legs I was planning to do indirect and forgot to put in the platesetter. Gerhard
  • I don't think 50/50 is the right ratio for salt to pepper, I would think 20/80 would be more to my liking.  Table salt has much smaller crystals so you have many more contact points for you taste buds so even if it isn't more salty regular salt will…
  • I have had good luck with the Green Egg stone. Gerhard
  • I would add some olive oil to the recipe, tablespoon should make a difference on that size batch.  How warm is the room that these balls of dough are?  It might be warm enough to over proof the dough.  I generally make the dough the day before and s…
  • Sorry to hear of your loss. Gerhard
  • The thing that bothers me when I go into a food prep area is if they put card board boxes on food preparation surfaces.  You see the delivery folks unload trucks into the parking lot which could have anything from motor oil to dog piss on it, then t…
  • I prefer good hand washing practices to gloves, often the food service workers think that the gloves are for the protection of their hands not the food.  This results in them not changing there gloves after doing things that will result in cross con…