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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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  • Egg Fest In Georgia

    bucky925 said:
    Well crap, I am staying  at the Lake Chatuge Lodge, but I just ordered our taster's tickets and I thought only cooks were welcome to the meet and greet, so I clicked no…how do I change that?

    Don't worry about that! One or two more won't matter.......just come on! I just need to get an approximate head count for the M & G so I don't get totally swamped. I had to cut it off last year, but, we still had over 300 people there. Looking forward to seeing you and don't forget to bring your own libation if you want...........
  • Egg Fest In Georgia

    bucky925 said:
    I know there is already a thread about this.   However my wife and I are thinking of driving down.  For those of you that have been, give me your experience.  Is it worth going to?  Did you learn a lot?  And what is the deal with no booze?   It that correct?????   BGE and do beer, that may be a deal breaker.  

    Thanks in advance for the replies

    We're trying to arrange a special permit to sell beer and wine. However, as it states on the web site and is cast in concrete, you are absolutely free to bring your own beer, wine, liquor or anything else you want to the Meet & Greet, the eggfest or anywhere else on the fairgrounds. I'm like you regarding alcohol.......if it weren't allowed I wouldn't be running this eggfest. I'll also add I'm expecting about 150 cooks from all over the country and Canada, 1500 or more tasters and several free classes. This is the largest satellite eggfest in the country and if you can believe what others are saying "this is the best eggfest in the country".......those aren't my words! :) You'll have an absolute blast here.......promise! I forgot to add, even if we are able to sell alcohol you can still bring your own.......period!
  • 2014 Sunshine Eggfest Tcikets are on sale NOW!

    Yikes... I better grab some tickets!  
    See you in March! :D May!??! ;)
  • Maple-Bourbon Ham


    Maple-Bourbon Paste (recipe follows)
    10-12 # cooked, ready to eat Ham (bone-in Butt or Shank section)
    1/2-1 cup Maple Syrup
    Cherry and Apple Chunks

    Maple-Bourbon Paste
    2 Tbls. pure Maple Syrup
    2 Tbls. freshly ground Black Pepper
    2 Tbls. Dijon or Honey-Dijon Mustard
    1 Tbls. Bourbon
    1 Tbls. Vegetable Oil
    1 Tbls. Paprika
    1 Tbls. Onion Powder
    2 tsp. coarse Salt, either kosher or sea salt


    The day before smoking, place ham in a pan flat side down. Inject in multiple locations with maple syrup (use more than 1 cup if it will take it). Smear the Maple-Bourbon Paste all over the exposed surfaces (except flat side). Cover loosely with plastic wrap and put in refrigerator until ready to smoke (You can remove ham from refrigerator up to one hour before cooking).

    Stabilize egg at 250° F. with plate setter (legs up) regular grid with raised grid attached. Put 3 or 4 good size chunks of wood on coals, then place ham on raised grid.

    Cook until internal temperature reaches 140° F. (this should take about 5 hours).


    If cooking a large ham, or, two or more butts or shanks you can omit the raised grid if you're experiencing a "fit" problem and just cook on the regular grid.

    Number of Servings:

    Time to Prepare:

  • GA Mt. Eggfest Photos.......

    .........and videos from past events are posted in the following blog:

    Make your plans and reserve your lodging soon.........registration opens in the first second of 2014. Cooks will sell out fast.......just sayin'!!