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  • Bucky Buckshot, I'm with you. I will stay here with you. Jake
    in New Forum Comment by Jake January 2008
  • FossilPeddler, I do it that way all of the time. Jake
  • Joe Schwatka, It does seem that the gasket stays on better after it has been used on a few low temp cooks first. I would do the low temps first 250-350 for an hour or longer at least a couple of times before I cranked it up to 700-850 range. Jake
  • TwoBionicEggs, I have 2 XL eggs and have no trouble at all holding temp. It is my opinion that they hold temp just as well as the large eggs. Jake
    in XL BGE Question Comment by Jake May 2007
  • Chixwing, The flat side is more for tender products like fish. The other side will give you better grill marks. I don't think it really matters that much though. Jake
  • Lee Gills, You won't be sorry. Jake
    in Thanks! Comment by Jake March 2007
  • quick23, Do not put it directly on the coals. It will get too hot and rust. Jake
  • Mayberry Smoker, I use the aluminum pans also. I just add one can of Coke and cover with foil. I usually let it heat slow in the oven at 225 degrees. Jake
  • This is an oldie but a goodie from a great man. Maybe some of the new eggers can try this. In my opinion it has gone by the wayside because we have lost the presence of these great people. Jake
  • omba, I usually trim most of the fat from the loin. If I don't I put it fat side down because the bottom will sometimes be too burnt anyway. Jake
  • YB, Thank you. Maybe being less than a month away I was remembering him. Jake
  • Jake, One of the times I remember most about JJ was when I first got the egg and I was trying to do the 3-1-1 method to cook them. He told me that "if you want to ruin good ribs do them that way, if you want good ribs they must be direct." That s…
  • debander, Are you from Evansville? I am just across the river in Mt Carmel, Illinois. E mail me sometime.
  • BabyBoomBBQ , Do you separate the strips, or just throw the whole slab in at once? Jake
  • Buster Dog BBQ, Spare ribs, baby backs(for the wife), hot wings, ABTs, and I might try the pickle bombs if I have enough time. Almost forgot the pulled pork, it goes on sale friday for .89c a pound. Jake
  • TRex, Actually it did. I soaked it in applejuice and water over night. I believe the key is to really let that plank heat up and start to smolder before you put the meat on it. Been cooking on planks for quite awhile but this is the first time putt…
  • Colonel Pork Butt, I have sold eight and six to myself.
  • Jake, Tried calling you at work and no one answered the phone.
  • JASON PICKERIL, email me and I will give you my phone number and we can talk. I live in Mt. Carmel, IL. Iwill help you out as best that I can. Jake
  • BOBF, They will make it as soon as our bank accounts are ready to accept it.
  • Jake, I guess that I should add that I use the small very little and the mini is just for looks. I know that the mini is a staple to a lot of people, but I just do not use it much personally. I use the 2 large eggs the most, and the XL is a close…
  • Egglooker, I have 5 eggs at present time, 2lg, a small, a mini, and the XL. I do most of my cooking on the XL. We are a family of four and I will make 16 or so hamburgers at once just for the leftovers. Jake
  • Zee, I would come closer to trusting the lower temp myself. Next time you might want to check your gauges to see if they are correct. Just make sure that the juices run clear coming out of the chicken.
    in temps Comment by Jake March 2006
  • whoq, Load it up, and don't look back. Jake
    in New XL Comment by Jake March 2006
  • Rev. Jim, Goodluck and Godspeed your trip back home. Thank you, Jake
  • smoke signal, Not much help on the table, but I have had 6 butts at 8lbs onthe XL at one time. Make sure to get the new hinge assembly instead of the old style. Jake
    in XL EGG Comment by Jake February 2006
  • DISH, If you want something really cool, look into investing in a BBQ Guru. Try their website maybe can't remember. This thing will monitor meat temps, grid temps and has a fan that goes onto your slider door so when your temp drops b…
  • Big T,[p]I live just south of Franklin. Would be interested in getting some of that WG if possible? Let me know![p]Jake
  • Gary Olson, It depends upon your height and what will be the most comfortable for you. Jake
  • Zilm, You must go to the DizzyPig recipe page and follow instructions. I've been eggen for just over a month and love help from everyone but DizzyPig's been great for help starting out and then you can tweak your own.[p]Jake
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