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Getting my Egg tomorrow

SnickersSnickers Posts: 50
edited 5:18PM in EggHead Forum
I'm getting my egg delivered tomorrow. I'm not sure what to cook, simple chicken or break it in with steaks.

The next day I will try the overnight 15 hr pork butt.


  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673
    Congrats and welcome to the madness! :laugh:
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Congrats on your new llifestyle...either one you try first should be a success...but you shouldn't expect to do a 15 hour pork should cook it until it's done..
  • Hot CoalsHot Coals Posts: 77
    Congrats and get ready for the maddness egging out of this world got my first in Feb. now have two good luck.
  • SnickersSnickers Posts: 50
    Whats the average time for a Butt ?
  • wkygrillerwkygriller Posts: 408
    Welcome to the best place for help and fun. Good luck on the first cook and don't forget to post pics :)
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    "Roughly" 2 hours per pound at 250 dome or 230-235 grid want to judge doneness on internal temp...for pulled pork shoot for 195 to 200...also if it's bone in make sure the thermometer isn't touching the bone..
  • madcooksmadcooks Posts: 11
    I'd recommend hamburgers so that you can see how much better something as simple as hamburgers can be on the egg.
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,959
    go for chicken or pork loin. congrats on your new egg
    Large, small and mini now Egging in Rowlett Tx
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Thanks...I'll put them on my list of things to try..
  • Egg JujuEgg Juju Posts: 658
    Grats!! Cook what you like... its always better. :)
    Large and Small BGE *
  • TheLazyCTheLazyC Posts: 97
    On my first cook, I went to the store and bought 3 or 4 things becuase I did not know what to cook, ended up cooking three things, started off with brisket, the grill still had most of the lump and it was hot so I tried my hand at spatchcock chicken, finshed that and cooked 2 ribeyes.

    My wife thought I was crazy, but she ate it! Told her I was practicing for the real thing.
  • beesbees Posts: 335
    Welcome to Eggworld! I'm sure no matter what you try you'll do fine. As with so many others here learning to control temps will help alot.Good cooking, Randy
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