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  • It was fun. At first I thought rain was going to ruin it but as Wess said, it cleared up and turned into a nice day.
  • I was thinking the same thing that it was a fire hazard but also it just did not look good stuck down in that barrel. It definitely looked like an exact copy of the Egg from seeing it on TV.
  • Is the grout right up to and tight against the Egg? I would leave a little room for expansion, could caulk around the Egg and cabinet top if you want to seal.
  • On my large I set the damper half closed on the blower. If you leave it fully open then it will allow a draft of air when the fan is not blowing which will make it hard for the digi to control the temp. You may have to experiment a little to get t…
  • The alcohol does not kill the yeast? Do you keep the dough in the fridge for the 3 days or out on counter? Thanks.
  • Thanks for the advice. The reason I was using the Turkey roaster is that I always seem to poke holes in the foil and all my braising liquid leaks out so thought I would try something a little different which obviously did not work. I guess I need …
  • Good Eats is my favorite since I actually learn something. Sandra Lee is easy on the eyes and her receipes are easy so I watch her show sometimes. I hate the challenge shows. I don't want to just watch somebody cook, I want to learn something. I…
  • I was watching a show on the building race cars the other night and I thought they said that nomex was originally developed for the parachute material used on the returning space capsules in the 60's. It was then adapted for the drivers fire proof …
  • The rules were made because we remember what we were like as teenage boys. :ohmy:
  • Make sure each of the cables is fully inserted into the Q2. I have found that sometimes they are not fully inserted even though they look like they are. I listen for a click to tell me it is fully inserted.
  • That looks so good
  • I saw the same Alton Brown show. I could have sworn that I heard Steve Rachlain on a BBQ University show say something about searing locking in the juices. I agree that it does not lock in the juices.
  • Can you taste the food that has been cooked by the competitors at the DC BBQ Cookoff(kind of like an eggfest) or is only for the judges?
  • Did you marinade them in the Italian dressing first and then dip in the flour?
  • From what I have read there are different tastes from different sour dough starters but not sure if it is very slight or noticable. I have never tried to do a taste test. The native yeast in the area where the starter was first started is what is …
    in Sour Dough Comment by JimF June 2008
  • Can you tell if the starter has gone bad? Does it get that red or black tinge that shows a bad mold is growing in the starter or does it get a really bad smell?
  • It is all about legal nowadays and not about taste. The legal system has taken all of the common sense out of your actions. No matter how stupid of a thing you do, a smart lawyer will figure a reason to sue somebody with deep pockets so the label …
  • Did egret send it to you in liquid form? Once you get it, how do you keep it from going bad? I have heard of people keeping the starter going for years but if you only bake bread once in a while I would think the starter would either go bad or die…
  • I understand the adjustable rig, spider and oval grates but the extender raises the top grid even higher into the dome? The default setup comes with a round grate, do you still need that or does one of the oval grates replace it?
    in Shiny New Toys Comment by JimF June 2008
  • I have the 10 cfm with my large. This seems to be the recommended size.
  • I have the 10 cfm with my large. This seems to be the recommended size.
  • Here is but 1 of many reciepes for pizza dough: 3 1/2 cups flour 1 cup warm water (between 95° and 115° F.) 2 T yeast (2 tablespoons, I like my dough a little yeasty. You can use less) 2 T honey 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 tsp. salt You can adj…
    in I give up... Comment by JimF June 2008
  • I am also a weekend warrior cook. I rarely get home before 7:30 during the week so normally I only cook on the egg during the weekends but I do use it all winter long. It is really about the same price or cheaper than a stainless Steel gasser at …
    in I might buy? Comment by JimF June 2008
  • Maybe the dome is acting like a broiler and reflecting heat right onto the Chicken.
  • I would guess that most of those that got their large at around $600 got it at an eggfest.
  • Thanks for your responses. I will have to do some more playing with the unit this weekend and try these suggestions.
    in Digi2 Question Comment by JimF June 2008
  • Hope you keep children and small animals away from that hood. :P
  • Must be the real life Dr Dolittle. I could never get a wild bird to come that close to me. That is really cool.
  • I know my wife has her things such as shopping on eBay and jewlery which I don't understand the attraction so I guess we put up with each others different interests.
  • It was fun and the food was great. More good food tomorrow.
    in Thanks Dr. BBQ Comment by JimF May 2008
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