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Big Green Egg

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by spotco2, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. spotco2

    spotco2

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    Well, the Easter Bunny hopped on over a bit early this year and dropped off a large Big Green Egg!

    I've always grilled with gas but am looking forward to playing with this new toy.

    I know several of you folks have them already and would love to hear some of your favorite tips and tricks for using the BGE.
     
  2. Snaps

    Snaps Hail 2 The King

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    A egg grill?
     

  3. SRS

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    Awesome. I love mine. Only two tips come to mind.

    1. Buy a replacement gasket. If you do much high temperature grilling, the original gasket will fail fairly quickly.

    2. Make sure to burp the BGE. I lost most of the hair on my arm and got a good scare ignoring that advice.

    The BGE forums have some good information. Have fun!
     
  4. Folsom_Prison

    Folsom_Prison Brew Crew

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    Congrats! Don't know much about them but I know my uncle has one and the food that comes off that thing is awesome!!
     
  5. jason10mm

    jason10mm NRA-GOA-TSRA

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    Get that electric fan/thermometer thing. My BiL has one (I'm getting one in a few months) and it makes those multi-hour butts a lot easier. Set it up in the evening and it is ready by noon.
     
  6. GreenDrake

    GreenDrake Rip Lips

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    Yeah, get a Stoker or a Guru. I can make my Kamado Joe run for 30 plus hours on one load of lump with my Stoker. Plus you can control your pit temp from your phone or any internet connection. Ceramic grills are designed to hold heat so try not to overshoot your desired temp, it takes a long time to bring it back down. Get smokin.
     
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  7. DScottHewitt

    DScottHewitt EMT-B

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    I will not eat green eggs and ham, Sam I Am.
     
  8. PuroMexicano

    PuroMexicano VIVA MEXICO !!!

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    pics or it did not happen!!!
     
  9. spotco2

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    Thanks folks.


    I'm looking at stokers now trying to convince my wife that we really do need one.