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trying to put some other things on the Christmas list so tell me what I’m missing.

Got a large egg with these accessories
-cast iron grate
-smokeware cap
-BBQ Guru
-pizza stone
-half moon cast iron skillet


There has to be something amazing out there I am missing. Thanks 


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  • td66snrftd66snrf Posts: 1,520
    I would add Thermoworks "Smoke " remote thermometer and a  "Thermopen ".  Total necessity. 
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE, SMALL, MINI, 2 Kubs, Fire Magic Gasser
  • trying to put some other things on the Christmas list so tell me what I’m missing.

    Got a large egg with these accessories
    -cast iron grate
    -smokeware cap
    -BBQ Guru
    -pizza stone
    -half moon cast iron skillet


    There has to be something amazing out there I am missing. Thanks 



    Adjustable Rack from Ceramic Grill Store and an instant read thermo. Either a Javelin pro Duo or a Thermapen

    Rockwall, Tx    LBGE, Minimax, 22" Blackstone. Cast Iron Hoarder.

    "You may all go to Hell and I will go to Texas"- Davy Crockett

  • SaltySamSaltySam Posts: 675
    Heat gloves (something to handle hot stuff off the egg)
    -more cast iron!  Get a full skillet and a Dutch oven for chili
    - ash scraper.  Def not required, and can be substituted with something else.  But, I use it for everything.  Scraping out ash, chipping off ice, stirring coals, adjusting the daisy wheel or screen when it’s nuclear hot.
    - look into the NOMEX gasket.  @RRP can hook you up.  The felt gasket will be shredded within a year.

    Welcome to the Club! 

    LBGE since June 2012

    Omaha, NE

  • Kick Ash Basket. Just snagged one from my local dealer for $60! Even at regular price it's worth it. Cook, shut down, let cool, lift stuff out of the way, shake basket, Done!
  • Kent8621Kent8621 Posts: 716
    i would drop the bbq guru and put the FB500 there instead, much better.  if your ordering from smokeware, i would get the ash tool it is much better than the egg one.

    2 Large Eggs - Madison, AL

    Boiler Up!!

  • calikingcaliking Posts: 12,488
    Meat :smiley:

    The Adjustable  Rig was worth it. 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 9,110
    trying to put some other things on the Christmas list so tell me what I’m missing.

    Got a large egg with these accessories
    -cast iron grate
    -smokeware cap
    -BBQ Guru
    -pizza stone
    -half moon cast iron skillet


    There has to be something amazing out there I am missing. Thanks 


    It would help to know the size of your Egg.
    But will assume Large BGE.
    Like many have said, highly suggest Ceramic Grill Store’s Adjustable Rig with pizza stone.
    Good instant read thermometer.
    Cast iron grate really does nothing but give pretty grill marks.
    I would skip the half moon and get a full skillet.
    Welders gloves for lifting hot things in and out of Egg.

    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • Agree with CGS, have the PSwoo, raised extender, spider and some half grids and stones which come in handy. 

    After your broke, KAB, Smokeware cap and large temp dials are handy

    i like having a cast iron pot and Dutch oven, also love my cast iron half moon for smash burgers etc., a pizza stone rounds out the cooking surfaces. 

    A pot for sauce, grid lifter, gloves, loof lighter etc all come in handy as does a remote temp prob and a high quality insta read pen. 

    Heavy duty foil, aluminum pans are must have disposable accessories and a spray bottle is awesome for big meats. 

    Some good knives make sure your food looks just as good on the plate
    Large BGE 2013, Minimax 2018 
    Instagram: @smokingdadbbq  Collection of my best BGE foodporn shots 
  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 12,802
    edited December 2018
    caliking said:
    Meat :smiley:
    Beverage  ;)
    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “May the four winds blow you safely home.”
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 19,311
    edited December 2018
    Fancy phone/camera to take magazine quality pics...
    actually I kid as my pics are routinely poor quality but I don't care.  =)
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • newby84newby84 Posts: 121
    Thermapen
    welding gloves 
    ash tool 
    ash tray thing 
  • ryanttryantt Posts: 1,824
    Norah Grace and I use 4 things with most every cook. Our log book, Rockwood charcoal, SmokerBrix and our trusty thermopen MK4.   You don’t need a bunch of fancy gadgets to cook on your egg, just a way to setup for indirect.  

    I would suggest you figure out what what it is you want to use your egg for and then start looking st options.    Like which size will your 2nd and 3rd eggs be. 


    XL BGE, KJ classic, Joe Jr, UDS x2
    Massillon Ohio 
    Check out Chef Norah Grace on Instagram @the_buckeye_bbq
  • A gazebo to put your egg in.
    Eastern Shore Virginia 

    Medium & Mini Max
  • Kick ash 
    South of Columbus, Ohio.
  • Some good knives are nice. Some good rubs for when you don't want to mix up your own: dizzypigbbq.com, albukirky.com, and meat church rubs come to mind.
  • JstrokeJstroke Posts: 2,296
    Harbor freight weed burner to light your egg. Or mapgas plumbing torch. 

    Columbus, Ohio--A Gasser filled with Matchlight and an Ugly Drum.
  • ColtsFanColtsFan Posts: 3,201
    2nd egg, 3rd egg, umm.... 4th egg, Blackstone, pizza oven? 
    XL BGE, 2-LG BGE, KJ Jr, 36" Blackstone, Ardore Pizza Oven
    Follow me on Instagram @ hoosier_egger
    Bloomington, IN - Hoo Hoo Hoo Hoosiers!
  • JstrokeJstroke Posts: 2,296
    ColtsFan said:
    2nd egg, 3rd egg, umm.... 4th egg, Blackstone, pizza oven? 
    If you could have none of the rest and a second egg. Pretty much eliminates the “need” of lots of the “accessories”. Not saying they aren’t worth it. In the end you’ll buy those as well. Just to clarify we are expert money spenders—yours. 
    Columbus, Ohio--A Gasser filled with Matchlight and an Ugly Drum.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 19,064

    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max when they came out (I'm good for now). 

  • THEBuckeyeTHEBuckeye Posts: 4,157
    Mo' Money
    New Albany, Ohio 

  • GATravellerGATraveller Posts: 6,833
    Loud music.

    "Social media gives legions of idiots the right to speak when they once only spoke at a bar after a glass of wine, without harming the community [...] but now they have the same right to speak as a Nobel Prize winner. It's the invasion of the idiots."

                                                                                  -Umberto Eco

    2 Large
    Peachtree Corners, GA
  • jtcBoyntonjtcBoynton Posts: 2,379
    td66snrf said:
    I would add Thermoworks "Smoke " remote thermometer and a  "Thermopen ".  Total necessity. 
    The "Smoke" is now behind the times.  If you have the cash, go for the "Signals 4-Channel Wi-Fi/Bluetooth BBQ Alarm Thermometer".
    Southeast Florida - LBGE
    In cooking, often we implement steps for which we have no explanations other than ‘that’s what everybody else does’ or ‘that’s what I have been told.’  Dare to think for yourself.
     
  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 1,236
    The only must have IMO is a way to cook indirect. I egged for years with one accessory; the plate setter.  I even egged for a year or so before that with just three fire bricks and a borrowed grate from my Weber. After that get a good instant read thermometer (I bought a thermopen).  After that .........well then it becomes an addiction.
    Memphis, TN 

    LBGE, SBGE, Hasty-Bake Gourmet, (Akron was gifted to a friend)
  • dstearndstearn Posts: 1,339
    The Grill Light from Smokeware has become very handy not that we are on DST and for setting up overnight cooks. https://smokeware.com/collections/grill-lights/products/1-arm-ultra-bright-grill-light
  • If you don’t have it, a platesetter.  Smokeware cap, and kick ash basket should be at the top of the list. 
  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 14,938
    All you really need is a way to cook indirect, raised direct and a quick read thermometer. 
  • BotchBotch Posts: 7,884

    Aerosol Duck Fat!!

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