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J.Y. PorkchopJ.Y. Porkchop Posts: 5
edited 2:24AM in EggHead Forum
I have been following this forum and am now convinced I should buy a BGE, however, my question is what size. I have a family of 4 but they are not really big eaters.(Me not included) I love the thought of cooking some ribs, steaks, pizza etc. but I don't know if the largest Egg is overkill, but at the same time I don't want to buy the middle size only to find out it cannot do the job I want. I am open to all suggestions as I will be making my purchase before Christmas. I hope this post isn't against any regs I know their is no receipe involved but I could use some suggestions.


  • SethSeth Posts: 79
    J.Y. Pork Chop,
    Get a large, and then get a small later. You wont regret having the large.

  • Toe 49Toe 49 Posts: 193
    J.Y. Pork Chop,
    Get the large.....if you go smaller, the first time "it's just not big enough" you'll be kicking yourself for not going with the large. I started with a large and now have a small and a mini, which sometimes isn't enough grill space still!

  • J.Y. Pork Chop, once you taste what food coming off your egg tastes like, you will all become big eaters!Hehe, I mean HO HO :~) Get the large.

  • TRexTRex Posts: 2,714
    J.Y. Pork Chop,[p]Large. Trust me.[p]TRex
  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    J.Y. Pork Chop,
    Get the large...You wont be sorry.

  • J.Y. Pork Chop,
    ditto on the large. .. i have a large. .. followed up within 3 months by a small. .. .can't tell you how often i use both for one meal for my family of 4. .. .

  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    J.Y. Pork Chop,
    You'll use every inch of the large.[p]Mike

  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,523
    J.Y. Pork Chop,[p]Welcome! [p]You do not need to have a recipe to post here, but you DO need to know the secret handshake. [p]Kidding of course. [p]I bought a medium at first, and traded it in for the large after 3 weeks. We are not huge eaters either, but like the fellers below say, you are in for a life changing event, so don't sell yourself short. There will be many instances where you will want the advantage of the extra space....especially once you get a taste of the vast array of possibilities an egg will give you.[p]Cheers! And good luck with your purchase.
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  • BordelloBordello Posts: 5,926
    J.Y. Pork Chop,
    Get the large, it was the first one I bought. I am but one and not very big at that. LOL[p]I now have a large,medium and mini plus a small of a different brand. (it was a gift) Trust the poster's, get the large.[p]An example of the food:
    My neighbors asked me to Thanksgiving dinner, their bird but they wanted me to cook it in Mr. Egg, which I did. ÜÜÜ[p]Regards,
    New Bob

  • J.Y. Pork Chop,
    First of all welcome. I vote for the large. You will soon find out that many, many friends will need your perfect ribs, chicken, and other goodies.
    Good luck,[p]CWM

  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    J.Y. Pork Chop,
    I say LARGE also, it was my first, a small within 6 months of that, now have a mini in the collection.[p]Wess

  • dublindublin Posts: 140
    J.Y. Pork Chop,
    My Vote is the LARGE..I have the large and within six months I got a small, I use the small 75% of the time but I do use the large for Pizza's, ribs and long cooks like chili, I never thought I would buy 2 eggs, but i did and i don't regret it either, when people hear about it and come over you will be glad of the large.

  • Toe 49Toe 49 Posts: 193
    You should tell Mr. Robinson you should get a discount on multiple purchases! Have you seen his new store yet?

  • SqueezeSqueeze Posts: 707
    J.Y. Pork Chop,
    It is just my wife and I and we went with the large. You will not be sorry, especially once someone eats food off of it and all of a sudden you are being asked to host this and that and cook for everything....[p]-Kevin

  • J.Y. Pork Chop,[p]Get the Large. I did, then I got another large. Then one morning there was a small BGE on the patio. [p]I now keep both large BGEs separated at night. [grin]
  • J.Y. Pork Chop,
    Ditto, ditto, ditto to everything everyone else has said. I started with the large and just received a mini for my birthday last month. I am thankful for the extra space. You have already chosen wisely by choosing the BGE!![p]Chris

    Wobbly Pops to ya, Chris
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