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Spreading the love this Valentine’s Day with your EGG? Virginia Willis’ three course menu is perfect for a date night! February is also National Chocolate Lover’s Month, so don’t feel guilty if you’ve been cooking a little more dessert than usual on your EGG. If you’re looking for something a little more savory than chocolate, try some Roasted Chicken Flatbread or Pork Tenderloin with Honey Mustard.

Big Green Egg headquarters has moved - come visit our new showroom and check out the History of the EGG Museum and the Culinary Center too!  3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340.

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Great turkey pic Is your roaster sitting on an inverted pacesetter? Thnx Cookinupnorth

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  • wannaegg
    No expert here, but if your definition of "sear" is same as mine, here is my method.  For 50 years my father has seared steaks on a piece of plate steel on an open outdoor fireplace.  I adapted this to my BGE using plate steel I purchased from an alloy business - described as "carbon steel" 1/8-inch thick or 3/16.  I initially got the triangle looking piece, but then the 1/2 circle.  I kept the small corner pieces if I am only doing a couple of steaks. 

    At the temperature others suggest, about 2 minutes a side - RARE.  Heat steel plate on top of grid.  Throw down lots of butter on the steel and course salt, garlic or your choice of seasoning.  You'll get a seared crust.  I am not one to get excited about grill marks, as I see them as marketing. 

    http://s1220.photobucket.com/user/tampabayhawk/media/SteelPlates_zpsa9de43f1.jpg.html
    imageimageAbove shows the corner pieces, triangle piece, 1/2 circle piece and stone (for size comparison).  When I had steel cut ---- I took grid with me so they can cut close to same size.

    http://s1220.photobucket.com/user/tampabayhawk/media/DSC00104_zps4781934e.jpg.html
    Above - steaks on steel. 

    I'm not very good at this photobucket thing..........if you can't open and are interested...........e-mail me at tampabayhawk@aol.com.  

    My best.
    Roscoe

    March 2014
  • Villa Egg
    under xl egg i used heatfeet works great so far not sure how heat doesnt go through
    January 2012