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Are you happy it’s finally National BBQ Month? While we like to BBQ year round, May is our favorite because the whole country is celebrating delicious food. If you’re new to cooking BBQ on your EGG, check out our Smoking Basics Publication...if not, proceed to some of our favorite recipes! We love Dr. BBQ’s Coffee Rubbed Brisket, Famous Dave’s Sticky Ribs and Virginia Willis’ Pulled Pork. Pair with this cheesy favorite for a winning way to start off May!

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  • Re: Egret's chilli (or something like it)!

    @Jeremiah‌ It does have a bite. (Don't tell my wife).
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  • Re: OT - NHL Smack Talk

    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!
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  • Re: Lighting the Lump.

    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.
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  • Re: Lighting the Lump.

    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*
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  • Re: Putting the egg away at night..

    If the screen on the bottom damper is closed i don't see why putting it in the garage would be a problem. My egg is on the back deck and I've cooked butts on it while I was at work.
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