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It doesn’t get much hotter than the EGG cookin’ in July! Make sure to keep yourself hydrated with a bit of whatever you’re using for the Beer Can Chicken. Ice Cream Sandwiches are also a great way to stay cool. Looking for some great ideas for a summer cook out? Try out a Pimento Cheeseburger or Dr. BBQ’s Spare Rib Surprise. Just don’t be surprised if your neighbors stop by for a quick bite when they smell what you’re cooking!

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  • Re: Egging in the rain

    Thanks! Go Bucs! Been waiting a loooong time for this...
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  • Re: So we've done "What's your favorite music to Egg by?" Now time for the flipside.

    Bryan Adams
    Paul Anka
    April Wine
    BTO
    Bare Naked Ladies
    Crash Test Dummies
    Celine Dion
    Gordon Lightfoot
    Alanis Morsette
    Rush
    Paul Shaffer
    Shania Twain
    Neil Young.....
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    Rush?? You don't like Rush?? Off with your american head!! But ya, the rest of those Canadian bands do suck. Well, actually most of what Rush has done in the last 20 years has kinda sucked too. Ok, you can keep your head.
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  • My first reverse sear

    My first try, just wanted to post for any feedback. New York strip, was delicious. I cooked 30 mins at 250, then seared on a CI griddle. Should I sear longer for a darker char next time?
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  • Re: Quick pizza question..

    Pretend you are cooking the first pizza. Do everything the same just don't actually is a pizza.
    Brilliant! I will even check my invisible pizza while it's cooikng to fool the Egg into thinking there is one there!! Man, I have so much to learn...
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  • Re: Quick pizza question..

    @CANMAN1976 - they will fry too, just not on the first pie. We do pizza at the gasket friendly 550 max. It is a relationship of crust moisture, topping quantity and temp - takes a few to get it right. 
    @pirates21 - if the first topping cooks/browns, but the crust is not done, the stone is not hot enough. As you note, the second is good, the stone has heated - the dome hasn't changed. 
    If you reduce the amount of topping, I bet the crust on the first will be great. On the second the crust will overcook (burn) while the toppings will be undercooked. The solution here is to wipe the stone with a damp cloth between pies, this cools the stone to avoid overcooking the second pie. 
    If you leave your pies alone, same toppings, let the stone heat for 10 to 15 minutes more - like cooking the invisible pizza. If the first crust comes out good, wipe the stone before the second or it might overcook. Good Luck. 

    Thanks so much. Good advice. Still looking forward to eating the invisible pizza though..
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