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Are you happy it’s finally National BBQ Month? While we like to BBQ year round, May is our favorite because the whole country is celebrating delicious food. If you’re new to cooking BBQ on your EGG, check out our Smoking Basics Publication...if not, proceed to some of our favorite recipes! We love Dr. BBQ’s Coffee Rubbed Brisket, Famous Dave’s Sticky Ribs and Virginia Willis’ Pulled Pork. Pair with this cheesy favorite for a winning way to start off May!

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  • I live in Vegas and was born and raised in SoCal. I have never had a White Castle before so I'm looking forward to trying it and seeing what all the hype is about. I will wait till the excitement dies down a bit. I cant stand going near the strip on…
  • Um Ok... Well good luck on your purchase.  HogHeaven said: I live in Hermosa Beach, Ca... There is a large BGE on the Strand. A famous section of land right on the beach. There is a guy that has a BGE he hasn't used in years. He uses his che…
  • It does get warm here. Thats for sure. I agree with an earlier post that 1400 is to much. Ill come down to $1100 OBO.
  • Yeah I wasn't real sure where to price. I think a new egg costs somewhere between 750-1000. I am pretty sure I paid closer to 1k. The stoker is 400. The cart is substantial. $1200 was my initial feeling but I figure Ill get talked down. I am looking…
  • I am going to get a pellet smoker. Something that is easier for my wife to use. I singed my eye brows once and she wont go near it. lol
  • Have had my stoker for a couple weeks now. Smoked a turkey with it and all I can say is awesome. I can run it without the temp controller but it certainly makes life easier not to mention the web interface. The stoker will tweet updates to your phon…
  • Someone correct me if I am wrong. I just purchased a Stoker andt I am waiting for it to arrive. At any rate on the blower there is a damper that obviously has to be open when the fan is on. On the stoker it is an automatic damper that falls closed w…
  • Yeah not sure. They are not even carrying it right now. Not till late spring. Was just curious. I picked up 20lbs of Royal Oak from Wally world last night. I think I'm set
  • I have been cleaning out before every cook and no problems. I decided not to yesterday and paid for it. So I really cleaned it good today. Pulled everything out to include the firebox and ring. Vacuumed it out real good. Now Ill just wait for my Hig…
  • Well on a good note they came out awesome. Finishing in the oven was certainly not how I planned to do it, but the 4 hours they sat on the egg certainly gave them great flavor and tenderness. Our guests ate till they could  eat no more which is a go…
  • I tried this the other day and they came out pretty good. The guys at work loved them. The only complaint I had was that the smoke flavor did not permeate very far into the meat. So if you pull the skin off like I did. not much smokiness like I pref…
  • Cool deal. Just got an email that its on its way. Curious to see the difference. I passed on the nomex gasket for now. My egg is brand new so I figure Ill wait till I need it.    
  • Very interested in this
  • Gonna chime in here because I am looking to do my first brisket soon. You cook to an internal of 195-205? Is there a reason you dont want this meat at med rare like other roasts. Completly naieve here when it comes to brisket, so please bear with me…
  • I ordered one. @Mickey, have you tried using the balled up newspaper lighting method they mention on their site
  • @Mike8it Where are you getting the custom ceramic handles and damper top.
  • Yep. Bummer but it will take 2 weeks for me to get my unit anyway. I would rather they figure it out than have it be a pos. A little bizaar to release a wifi box with no wifi than have the software come out 7 months later. I am not worried.
  • When I spoke with them yesterday they said there will be a press release today regarding the Wifi. THey posted a comment on their Facebook group this morning saying there will be a press release today. It is now 3:11PM in California. Something tells…
  • Alright folks I did it. I just purchased the Stoker and according to the guy on the phone there is a 2 week wait. Cant wait for it to arrive. I just decided that whatever the press release says does not really matter. I like this unit better over th…
  • I am agonizing over this. I am waiting to see what their press release will say today regarding the wifi. I was already to go Stoker, which in the end I probably will, than I saw a post on here where a guy was looking to sell his unused DigiQ becaus…
  • Personally I would have liked to see more smoke, but the flavor was fantastic. Just enough smoke. Where can I pick up chunks because that is certainly something I am willing to try.
  • Alright guys here it is. 5 hours at 225 smoked with hickory. Was fantastic
  • Going well this far. A question regarding the smoking. I soaked my hickory chips in water for a few hours. I put the chips on initially when I put the plate setter in to warm. You get a few minutes of actual smoke than it goes away. Reloading chips …
  • Was just about to say I did some BSCB last night, Some creole seasoning and BBQ sauce. Cooked at 350, but I think I pulled them off a tad late. Still pretty good eating. Glad to hear it worked out for you.
  • Yeah I would be curious about that as well.
  • I think I am probably going to go with the stoker. Is the 5cfm fan good enough for a large BGE or do I need to upgrade to the 10 since the digiq comes with a 10.
  • @GreenhawK. Good to know. Thanks for all of the input everyone. Cooking some chicken on my BGE as I speak.
  • Hey mike no offense taken here. Bit of a techno geek myself. With the stoker it has wifi control but I don't knOw if it's something I can control from my iPhone. I'm not seriously that worried. But the day might arrive where I have to throw somethin…
  • On the fence right now. @JGIFFORD, so they are planning a wireless upgrade for the DigiQ that will be compatible with the system you bought? That sounds good to me.
    in Fans Comment by brad11140 January 2012