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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: First ribeye attempt-- need some guidelines

    If you have a CI grate, I personally think the reverse sear is a huge waist of time.  Don't get me wrong, it will create a great steak but no better than just a straight cook.  I just don't see why I would ever want to spend an hour cooking when I can get the same result in 10 minutes.

    Egg to 475 - 500 with a 1/4 turn every 2 1/2 minutes.  (that is 5 minutes a side)

    Will come out perfectly Medium Rare on a 1.5 Inch Ribeye. 

    Adjust as needed for thickness/cut/taste preference.
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  • Cast Iron Perfection:

    New to forum.  New to Egg (3 Months).  Not new to grilling/smoking.  Much better with the Egg.

    1.5lb Sirloin - Marinated in homemade Ginger Teriyaki.

    I cook my steaks on the cast iron grate around 400F at various times based on thickness and cut.  This one was 5 minutes a side.

    I have seen a few posts asking about the benefits of the Cast Iron Grate.  It is well worth the price. 
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