There are two very delicious food holidays coming up that we wanted to share with you all because cheese and guac deserve to be celebrated! Guacamole Day is on September 16th and Cheeseburger Day is on September 18th. Happy cooking EGGheads! It's time to think about getting out to one of the many #EGGfests around the country - see a list here
I grew up with an Uncle that was a diehard Habs fan. When I started watching Patrick Roy was my fav. So I now am a huge Habs fan that follows Roy. I watched him win with the Ave's and hope he does well this playoffs... Just not as well as the Canadiens!
I agree with DMW. That is one reason I shoot for a dome temp of at least 250* but I prefer 275*. At 275 * if I do have any issues with the temp dropping overnight (while I'm asleep) I will wake up to a egg that us still 200*+ in the morning. At which I can adjust temps accordingly.
I have had great results by first completely cleaning the egg out of any ash or lump. Next I add the larger pieces of lump available with a couple small chunks of wood of choice for smoking. Add some more lump and then some wood for smoking. And then one more Time I repeat with some small chunks of smoking wood on top or chips. Then I start with starter cubes broke into 3 pieces and placed 10, 2, & 6 o clock. Leave the top up for 10 minutes close lid and let it go wide open vents for another 5. Then close bottom and top vents to about 1/8-1/4" wide. Stabilize between 250* - 275*. Once I'm confident the egg is stabilized i put the butts on. Wait until internal temp hits 200-205*