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First Cook - Spatch Chicken

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maviso5
maviso5 Posts: 5
Hi All,

New UK BGE Owner. Just got myself a Large BGE, more than happy with it and pleased I bought one. First cook was a spatch chicken (didn't have a vertical roaster on day 1), have since done; pork ribs, burnt ends and beef short ribs - all of which have tasted amazing.

Pic from first cook below.

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  • JacksDad
    JacksDad Posts: 538
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    Nice start! 

    That nice clean interior won't last long! 


    Large BGE -- New Jersey

  • johnnyp
    johnnyp Posts: 3,932
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    Tasty looking bird.  Welcome.
    XL & MM BGE, 36" Blackstone - Newport News, VA
  • maviso5
    maviso5 Posts: 5
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    JacksDad said:

    Nice start! 

    That nice clean interior won't last long! 


    Nope, already starting to wear :) 
  • WeberWho
    WeberWho Posts: 11,081
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    Nice to see some more eggers from across the pond here on the forum. Welcome 
    "The pig is an amazing animal. You feed a pig an apple and it makes bacon. Let's see Michael Phelps do that" - Jim Gaffigan

    Minnesota
  • JethroVA
    JethroVA Posts: 1,251
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    pretty skin!
    Richmond and Mathews County, VA. Large BGE, Weber gas, little Weber charcoal. Vintage ManGrates. Little reddish portable kamado that shall remain nameless here.  Very Extremely Stable Genius. 
  • JRWhitee
    JRWhitee Posts: 5,678
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    Nice cook, bird looks great

                                                                
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    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014, 36" Blackstone, Anova Sous Vide
    Green Man Group 
    Johns Creek, Georgia
  • Eoin
    Eoin Posts: 4,304
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    maviso5 said:
    Hi All,

    New UK BGE Owner. Just got myself a Large BGE, more than happy with it and pleased I bought one. First cook was a spatch chicken (didn't have a vertical roaster on day 1), have since done; pork ribs, burnt ends and beef short ribs - all of which have tasted amazing.

    Pic from first cook below.

    Welcome! There are a few of us Brits on here, good to see another.
  • GATraveller
    GATraveller Posts: 8,207
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    Welcome to the forum.  It's great to see more folks chime in from the UK.  All the others seem to be really good guys.  That's a plump little bird and looks mighty tasty!  Thanks for sharing!!  

    "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
  • Griffin
    Griffin Posts: 8,200
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    Nice looking bird. That was my first cook many years ago. You don't need a vertical roaster. Spatchcock is preferred over vertical (or beer can chicken) by most. That, however, does not look like a spatched chicken. When you spatchcock a chicken, you cut out the backbone and lay it flat. Yours appears to still have the backbone. Still looks good, though.

    Rowlett, Texas

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  • gbvinla
    gbvinla Posts: 96
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    looks great! Nice for first cook. Welcome aboard.
    Large BGE x2  Now we're cookin' in Dothan Al.
  • Theophan
    Theophan Posts: 2,654
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    CONGRATULATIONS!  And welcome!  I think you're going to have a BALL grilling and smoking on your new Egg.  I've used open charcoal grills, kettle grills, gas grills, and it was all good, but I never really LOVED it till my wife bought me a Big Green Egg.  It's been years, now, and I just love, love, love the food I cook.  I think they're just wonderful.  ENJOY!
  • lousubcap
    lousubcap Posts: 32,732
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    Welcome aboard and enjoy the journey. Above all, have fun.
    And, echoing the above, great bird right there.  Congrats on the acquisition and cook.
    Louisville; Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!  Seems I'm livin in a transitional period.
  • bluebird66
    bluebird66 Posts: 2,743
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    Welcome!
    Large Egg with adjustable rig, Kick Ash Basket, Minimax and various Weber's.
    Floyd Va

  • mEGG_My_Day
    mEGG_My_Day Posts: 1,655
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    Great 'colour' on that bird.  Welcome aboard.
    Memphis, TN 

    LBGE, 2 SBGE, Hasty-Bake Gourmet