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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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  • double trouble

    That's a ton of meat....good luck. I wish I could get a full brisket near me for under $5 a lb.
  • The Mini Working Overtime at the Beach - 3 part meal all on the mini

    @hapster 2 selling points on the mini that I used with my pitch to the better half: portability.  Its very nice to be at the beach and not have to use those crappy common area grills or be forced to eat out every night.   The second is cost: picked up the mini at an eggfest for $350 including stand.
  • The Mini Working Overtime at the Beach - 3 part meal all on the mini

    I wanted to share a couple photos/ideas, not because that this cook is special or unique, but rather to show off the mini's cooking capacity & versatility.  We are spending a few weeks down on St Simons Island, and the mini came with us (actually, that's why I got the mini in the first place).  We had some friends down for the weekend; I egged our entire meal on the mini last Saturday night. 

    Started off the the meal with 2 lbs of fresh GA shrimp cooked in the wok (mini-woo set up).  The shrimp were given a little olive oil then tossed in some adobo seasoning.

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    Next phase was grilled corn on the cob - rubbed in olive oil then salt & pepper.  Grilled raised direct on woo till some kernels started to char and turn black.


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    The last round was the tri-tip steaks.  Had 9 small tri tip steaks that I never thought would all fit at one time, but they did.  Cooked around 600-650 raised direct on woo until they were at 125*-135* then pulled to let rest.

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    For what its worth, I did not have to reload any lump.  I was running the mini hot for a good 45-60 minutes and still had some lump leftover.

    Takeaways - the mini is a fuel efficient workhorse.  With some arranging, the cooking space is more than meets the eye.  Everything that comes off it tastes pretty damn good.

    Not pictured - beverage of choice was Makers and soda water.


  • Breakfast on the Egg

    Changed things up a bit this morning.  I called the Egg out of the bullpen early for some work on a Saturday morning.  I heated the egg to 375* and then let the half-moon griddle "soak" in the heat for about 15-20 minutes. 


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    Made bacon, then scrambled eggs (in the bacon grease) and then pancakes. 

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    I have never seen my kids eat so much for breakfast; they loved it!.  The bacon was very good, but comparable to cooking it on the stove, but I thought the eggs and pancakes turned out better than on the stove.  All in all, I definitely plan to do again.


  • I love my Big Green Egg

    I was at Home Depot today and I saw a guy trying to load a gasser he just bought in the back of his SUV.  All I could think of was "SAVE YOURSELF...return it and buy an egg!"