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  • I would be careful about having the feet wedged in the gap. During a hot cook the egg might expand and cause additional stress in the ceramic base. Worse case is that u could crack the base. Thats one of the reasons why there is an oversized hole.
  • Might need to get me one of these.  Since i am moving to Portland i am going to have to start dealing with egging in the rain.
  • The movers are coming to inspect everything monday and give us a price.  I will show them egg and how it is packed and stress the importance of not hurting it.
  • I got the all the original packaging from my deal and the white plastic hinge holders.  Should be good to go.  Going to make sure the movers know that it is heavy and very breakable.
  • If they are only an inch thick and you want medium rare they might get over cooked if you try a sear, then roast.  Probably could just sear.  Won't take long to get to 130 IT
    in HELP Comment by MikeP624 April 2013
  • No room in car, plus we will be in temporary housing for a month till we find a place.  Wil pack ip up good and let the movers take it.  We have fully insured movers, so it should be okay. 
  • My baby backs take anywhere from 5 to 6 hours (no foil) at around 275. They are not fall off the bone, but they do come cleanly off the bong with a little bite.  Some times the bend test is not that accurate.  I go by how much the meat pulls back fr…
  • Cool, thanks for the info.  I will definetly check that place out. 
  •   fletcherfam  Any info would be great.  I am not familiar with the city, but my understanding is that it is pretty easy to get around (unlike Chicago where i live now), so stuff does not need to be that close.  Thanks
  • Not sure an electric one is more efficient.  My B-I-L has an electric puck smoker and while it is super easy to use, just set it and forget about it, the heating element is constantly running because it is not well insulated.  In the winter i would …
  • I pull it, add some liquid (bbq sauce or ACV mixed with apple juice) and seal up with my food saver.  Then reheat in food saver bag in a pot off hot water.  If you do not have a food saver machine, ziploc bags work good too, just suck out as much ai…
  • I would say it has not made me a better cook, but opens up many more types of cooking.  Now i can smoke, grill, high temp sear, cold smoke,and bake pizza.  Before i was limited to a stove and oven.
  • Do to some new time constraints i think i am going to skip the egg and just follow the recipe.  Its to bad too, it is finally suppose to be nice out and i won't be able to sit outside by the egg.  Oh well.
  • I thought about putting my dutch oven on the egg, but i do not want to put my Le Cruest on the egg.  I think i am going to do a hole shoulder and add the OJ towards the end.  I just want to make sure i get enough of the OJ flavor since there is …
  • Your outdoor kitchen is big than my condo, not just the kitchen, the whole condo. 
  • For ribs.  I do bone side down the whole time until there is good pull back at the ends of the bone and they pass the bend test.  Once they get close i put some sauce on.  I do suace in a few thing layers.  I like blue hog.  Make sure the back membr…
  • How about the pepper stout pulled beef that seems to be super popular.  I have done something very similar and it was very good.  My only complaint was the peppers and onions got over cooked.  But you could fix that by just adding them half way thro…
  • I will try to remember to add some photos and let you know how it turns out.  But unfortunately i am pretty lazywhen it comes to post pictures.
  • Cooking time should not be an issue.  The wife is out of town so i have nothing today. 
  • Mickey The guy probably used lighter fluid to get all that flame in pic #4.
  • I thought the mothership highly recommends not using lighter fluid.  I thought the reason was that the ceramic could absorb it and then you could get that chemical flavor on your food.
  • would trust a renter with my egg.  They might do something stupid like put light fluid in it.
  • Based on the way the egg broke cleanly at the top of the table my thought would be the egg expanded during a hot cook and must have pushed against your table.  Assuming this happened alot over the 2 years you have owned your egg andit finally gave. …
  • To get a more even distribution of coals I start mine with on starter cube in the center, and let it get up close to the temp i am looking for, when i am about 50 degrees shy of my target i use the ash tool to stir up the coals.  This serves two pur…
  • Eating fruit won't necessarily make you fat, but the sugars can prevent weight loss.  If you want to eat fruit i think berries are you best option.
  • I would avoid fruits due to the high sugar contant.  I would also avoid potatoes.  Not sure if sweet potatoes are okay or not, but definitely avoid russets and the little red and yukon golds.  As far as protien goes I eat alot of eggs.  I typically …
  • My dad got diagnosed with diabetes a few years back.  A few simple changes to his diet and now every thing is all good.  The bourbon and cokes will be a tough think to cut.
  • I have never tried to take my egg to a tailgate (i only have a large), but i would think if you can remove all the hot coals from the egg and leave the lid open that it would cool off much quicker then it normally takes.
  • I have seen  a few episodes, and do not really like the show.  The one i watched  most recently had fresh ham and beef ribs as the meat.  One of the competitors had never done beef ribs before and two of them have never done fresh hams before.  How …
  • I usually cut into cubes Dust with pineapple head from dizzy pig and roast until tender
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