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Egg Help

Big George's BBQBig George's BBQ Posts: 1,152
edited 12:24PM in EggHead Forum
I had some mold in my egg so I did a high heat burn to try to get rid of it. Iook it up to 700 and left it there for about 10 minutes and let it slowy come down to 450. Total burn time about 2 hours- beginning to end. My lid is now sealed shut. So how do I get it open. I read somewhere about dropping a lit starter cube in through the top. Wikll this allow me to open it without ruining the gasket.


  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    Your gasket is toast probably. Slowly bring up to temp around 250 if you can get it lite. Take a knive to seperate. Hind site is best site, (wish I had that year back) parchment paper next time.
    Good luck
  • Roll TideRoll Tide Posts: 505
    Looks like you burnt your gasket during your high heat cleaning. Parrafin cube will help. When I burnt mine, I placed parchment paper between lid and base to ensure they didn't stick. Good luck
  • 'Q Bruddah'Q Bruddah Posts: 739
    Mike, this is too funny. I read the first post and as I am opening your reply I muttered to myself...your gasket is toast. I really laughed out loud.
  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    We both know it probably is. LOL
    A very good friend and true lady named Eennie Meenie did the same thing. She was in a panic. I told her the same thing. She would chime in, but is in Italy taking cooking classes. I need her for my sous chef in Branson, put a good word in for me. ;)

  • 'Q Bruddah'Q Bruddah Posts: 739
    I agree, Mike. The funny part was the verbatim thing, I just didn't add the 'probably'. Big George, we are not having fun at your expense. It just seems funny to me now that this forum is my major social outlet I am begining to sound like it. I really need to get out more.
  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    I agree, Big George take no offense. Where are you going to get out to? Knock off fests? LOL
    I like north of me. About 587 miles. :ohmy: :woohoo:
  • 'Q Bruddah'Q Bruddah Posts: 739
    Somewhere, where I won't be recognized. Don't they make those knock offs in China?
  • Big George's BBQBig George's BBQ Posts: 1,152
    No offense taken I appreciate the comments
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