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  • I am doing my first bacon this week as well.  I used the exact same recipe from the same book and I am now on day 7 wondering what is going on.  I haven't had any liquid come out of the belly into the ziploc bag.  It doesn't seem to really have firm…
  • Is it normal for the flat to jump from 54 degrees to 105 in just under an hour?  Oh crap, just realized I forgot to put my drip pan in with some water/juice.  I just went and pulled the grate out and added the pan.  I just got worried that it jumped…
  • I should have said that I did inject the brisket, then mustard outside, then rub. I just don't want to get caught with it not being done in time for dinner tomorrow.
  • Just got my egg here in Bham, and I am using the BGE lump right now.
  • My wife said I couldn't start another project (baby coming in less than 2 months), so when I bought my egg on Monday I found the best table I could.  Made by a local guy who sells them at my neighborhood egg dealer.  I had to spring for the SS top..…
  • I received my looftlighter today, so I will definitely be taking the paraffin starters out of the equation.
  • I had my second cook tonight and it the food (pizza) tasted aweful.  The first cook I did some chicken around 350 with no taste issues.  On the second I fired it up to 600 for pizza's.  At one point it did get over 800-900 and the gasket looks to be…
  • Man I knew that was coming.  Here is the only pic I took.  
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