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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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  • Thanks all - I'm happier with it today as I have it for lunch.  I just realized I'm cutting through the slices with a flimsy cheap plastic fork. 
  • I've got a Maverick thermometer. In the third image, you can see where the probe was (upper left corner of it).
  • Here's FoodSaver's propaganda about the improved storage times... FreezerOrdinary StorageFoodSaver® SystemBeef & Poultry6 months2 - 3 yearsFish6 months2 yearsSoups & Stews3 - 6 months1 - 2 yearsCoffee Beans6 - 9 months2 - 3 yearsVegetables8…
    in Food saver? Comment by LDR June 2013
  • I just picked up the V3820 at Sam's.  It seems pretty solid and can do big bags as well.  It's bigger than I thought it would be.  Whatever you get, make sure it's got the accessory ability (maybe they all do).  There's an accessory ($10) that's a j…
    in Food saver? Comment by LDR June 2013
  • Thermapen - the one with flames on it
    in Accessories Comment by LDR June 2013
  • Whether it's on warranty or not, you  might want to consider this: had one before I even picked up the egg.  I've never had air flow prob…
    in Warranty? Comment by LDR June 2013
  • Be careful - you might get into a bit of trouble if you toss that middle one onto the egg.
    in Well well well Comment by LDR June 2013
  • Even here in Arkansas, Ozark Oak is typically $10 a bag. It's just the Harps stores that have a great deal. I recently called the Harps in Fort Smith and one near Oklahama City to check, and they both said they carry it at $5.24. So, if you're in …
  • I've got to admit I'm spoiled here.  That Harps carries it at $5 a bag, so it's hard to use anything else. 
  • Right - it's been a lively evening - reminds me of friends sitting around a campfire and giving each other crap.  I'm glad to hear the Ozark Oak works well for you - I had seen a few posts that it wasn't as good for long cooks.  I've still got a doz…
  • Evidently, Wicked isn't available here in Arkansas.  At least, their web page doesn't list any sources, so I guess I don't care if they can keep stock or not.  All I've used is Ozark Oak, but I'm about to hunt down the brisket information from CenTe…
  • henapple said: I think I'll go old school. I have a large us map in the cave. I keep job location, month, customer... All color coded. I'll mark the areas green where I know where Ozark Oak is wanted. I'll keep a data base of names and when h…
  • Springram said: LDR said: Ozark Oak is from Centerville, Arkansas (NW corner).  Everybody remember to thank Henapple with a PBR! It is located in Yellville, Ark. SpringramSpring, Texas That's right - it is Yellville.  I'm se…
  • Cazzy - I don't know where you are in Texas, but Elliott's Hardware carried Ozark Oak at $10 for 10 pounds (Dallas/Plano/Mesquite).  
  • That's right - it's Home Goods, not Home Store.  There's one in Hot Springs and Conway, but not Little Rock.  I see pretty much the same stuff at each of them whenever I'm escorting the wife from one to the next.
    in Tj maxx Comment by LDR May 2013
  • Ozark Oak is from Centerville, Arkansas (NW corner).  Everybody remember to thank Henapple with a PBR!
  • TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Home Store are all the same place with different names.  I no longer complain about visiting them, because of the cast iron I've picked up.  I head straight to the back of the store.  They do have good deals on Lodge, and they…
    in Tj maxx Comment by LDR May 2013
  • That looks amazing.
  • They wouldn't get within 200 of the Eggfest demo price. And I'm always ready for an excuse to head to Dallas. I generally like Congo, but I think different salesmen have differing amounts of leeway. I don't think there's a better dealer around Litt…
    in Less Lurking Comment by LDR May 2013
  • Nope, I'm an Arkie, but I guess that explains why my initials weren't available on the other forum.
    in Less Lurking Comment by LDR May 2013
  • Little Steven said: LDR..Do I know you? Nice cook regardless! Thanks - If we've met, it would have been at Plano last year.  I couldn't find a good deal around here on the egg, so used it as an excuse to hit the eggfest in Plano.  I live…
    in Less Lurking Comment by LDR May 2013
  • There's a big ad at the top of the full site as well.  It looks like one of the scrolling links BGE keeps on their main web page.
    in Advertising Comment by LDR May 2013
  • Good luck - you may still get the egg started tonight.  I mentioned to the wife that you're headed to Dallas, and now I'm getting asked how long it will be before somebody takes her to Dallas for Uncle Julio's again.
  • Are you still abandoned in Little Rock?  It's less than five hours to Dallas by car, so you might see about working out a car rental deal with them and getting out while you can.  Also, there's a Whole Hog Cafe in the airport.  The original spot dow…
  • I'm mostly a lurker, and i tend to read posts every day.  Just picked up some lobster tails to go with some small tenderloins for tomorrow, so I'm here for the recipes and techniques tonight.
    in Numbers Comment by LDR May 2013
  • Your amount of smoke will vary based on which lump charcoal brand you use, more than how many chips/chunks you previously loaded.  All I've used is Ozark Oak, and don't get much of a smoky flavor unless I do add something.  Others will be along shor…
  • I might have to join the distribution chain, Henapple, just to give you a rest.  I'm heading to Biloxi in a couple of weeks (Little Rock to Monticello then Jackson and on to Biloxi).  I could toss a few bags in the Buick for anybody in dire need.  O…
    in OO update Comment by LDR May 2013
  • Yep - spoiled with the price here in Bryant.  I live near the store where HenApple buys.  When I see he's passing through, I go pick up an extra bag or two, just in case.  I've got about a dozen bags stuck back at the moment.  The wife likes to call…
  • In the Dallas area, I know Elliot's Hardware was carrying Ozark Oak last November, and it was around $10 for 10#.  
  • Looks great!  I need to develop some good marinades - or just search around here a bit and I should find them easy enough!