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Your eggs first cook

hayhonkerhayhonker Posts: 576
edited 2:15PM in EggHead Forum
This subject comes up from time to time. Seems there are a TON of new eggheads here. Post your maiden cooks! The eggs look so nice when new. Serial numbers and gaskets and all. :kiss:

Kalbi ribs on my mini.

How many burgers can you fit on a new small?


  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Here's mine....Eggfest demo egg in 2001 home at last....long before the platesetter existed..LOL

  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    I didn't have a digital camera and way back then taking pictures of food never even crossed my mind :huh:
  • FluffybFluffyb Posts: 1,815
    Not my very first cook, but the first I photographed!

  • Lobster, anyone? On the mini.


    This is the Large I won at Eggtoberfest last year, used to reheat pulled pork at the Outback Bowl:

    Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone else does!
    3 Large, 2 Smalls, 1 well-used Mini
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    My mini I bought in 09 at the Denver fest. After party,



    Then it came to work for quite awhile. ;)


    Mikey and his parents were there

    Colorado Springs
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    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
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    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    Picnic on Large, Chicken on Med, Fattie on Small.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,748
    :blush: :blush: :whistle: Am I the only one without a clue?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    Mickey,, I think I can safely narrow it down to chicken, beef or pork ;)
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    Sorry no pictures back then.

    First cook on my large started on a Saturday afternoon. About 1pm and ended at 6pm.

    Dogs, then brats, then chicken thighs, then chicken drums, kids came over so more dogs for them then some corn. Then my wife's sister and husband came over so I decided to give some T-Rex stakes.

    Steaks came out great, but lost the felt gasket. I called my now out of business dealer and he told me if I waited until Monday he would come out and replace the gasket for me or he could get me a gasket and I could replace it myself.

    I didn't want to wait until Monday so about an hour later the door bell rang and there was my dealer with some hints and a felt gasket kit in hand.

    It took me from 8pm to about 2:30 Sunday morning to get the new gasket on.

    Couldn't wait for 24 hours so I got up about 8am and cooked breakfast, then lunch, then dinner. I cooked 2 or 3 meals on the egg for the entire next month.

    I guess my first cook took a full month to finish.

  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 13,021
    No SIr! You are most definitely NOT. I have no idea what I cooked first - on either the large or the mini. Hell, I barely remember what I cooked LAST!

    But I'll bet Pat is right. :)

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!


    Central Connecticut 

  • Mike_MMike_M Posts: 10
    This was my 1st cook. Baby Back Ribs.
  • No picture but my first cook was a ribeye.
  • AnnaGAnnaG Posts: 1,104
    No pics because I didn't know better... Burgers were my first cook on the large... Lol... I was still under the affect of root canal medicine, so did something easy. They were wonderful!!! :)
  • EgglecticEgglectic Posts: 95
    edited August 2011
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,748
    Pat I would bet the house you are correct :huh:
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • BasscatBasscat Posts: 802
    First cook on my Mini a couple years ago....
    Love the Mini :)
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    I miss Mike!!! :pinch: :(
  • Mr HollowayMr Holloway Posts: 2,034
    The Egg arrived only five months ago, but it has been a non-stop blast :laugh:
    We plan our weekends around cooks and our must-try list is getting huge. We're hooked :evil:
    This was the day it all started

    First meal was pork chops, one smoked one seasoned, veggies and garlic bread.

  • I think it was pizza?


    ...or Cornish game hens for a party?

  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    About pizza....with my Sous Chef ;)


  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Paddy it'd be something like this....... :laugh: :laugh:

  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,092
    No pics but my first cook on my large were ribs...and they were awful...way to much smoke & wood chips...and bananas foster for dessert :blink:
    also way to smokey....I have learned since then... :P
  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    i have been thinking alot about him lately.. really miss my pal mike



    happy eggin


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  • First light
    First Cook
  • hayhonkerhayhonker Posts: 576
    That's a great story!
  • hayhonkerhayhonker Posts: 576
    Beautiful! I believe you have the only post with nice new eggcessories. So many meals have come since that picture!
  • hayhonkerhayhonker Posts: 576
    Great responses! Sure is fun remembering your first time :P

    The first cooks on my first egg (large) were terrible because I didn't let the bad smoke burn off. It was "Light it, wait for temp to get where it belongs, add meat." Yuck. My wife, who took lots of convincing that we needed "one of those things" was none too impressed at first :whistle:

    Sorry for the "Post-N-Run" but that's how it is with little ones running around! Here's to a great weekend.
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