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  • Great thoughts.  Thanks for posting.  I definitely have not been putting enough in.  I have been adding individual pieces (8 or 10) as a starting point and then adding 4 or 6 at a time later on.  Do you have a general rule of thumb?  I saw a note ab…
  • I did my first one this weekend as well.  It was great, but it took a lot longer than I expected.  I had a difficulty keeping the Egg hot enough.  It was a cold/rainy/yucky weekend in New England.  I am not sure if I put enough charcoal in at the be…
  • Great advice.  As a fellow BGE Virgin, Love the comments.  Still not sure about the insect popcorn though.....Thanks for sharing!
  • I think that HomebrewTim's comment may have been part of my problem.  I added more charcoal just before putting the meat on, so it may not have had a chance to burn off all of the smoke flavor. I also appreciate the advice from Fishlessman.  How lon…
  • What kind of charcoal do you use?  I have Cowboy Charcoal and it has a strong flavor.  I bought BGE charcoal.  Does that add a lot of smoke flavor or not?
  • Some GREAT recommendations.  I have also brined the turkey and do think it is the best way to go.  The air Drying step also helps with a much crispier skin.  I also typically flip the bird when I do it in the oven.  Agreed on all these points.  Does…