Big Green Egg
This is a discussion on Big Green Egg within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Got my BGE a few years ago and love it.
Sear my steak at 750, remove from heat, back it down to 400 in a ...
November 10th, 2010 04:13 PM
Got my BGE a few years ago and love it.
Sear my steak at 750, remove from heat, back it down to 400 in a few minutes to finish.
In the mood for BBQ? Slow cook those pork shoulders at 250 for HOURS - as in 10 to 16 hours depending on weight - without ever needing to add more lump (hardwood lump charcoal).
Like brick-oven pizza? I like mine thin crusted and crisp please - no problem on my egg.
Things I don't like?
Price, but I think it's still worth it.
The thermometers in the dome seem notorious for going out of calibration (better off with a replacement made by "TruTel")
The felt gasket seems to be an issue for a lot of folks, but mine is doing fine. Some replace with nomex.
If I didn't want to spend the $ on a BGE but wanted to improve my cooking on another type of charcoal gill...
STOP using briquette charcoal and start using "Hardwood Lump" charcoal. MANY varieties INFO HERE
Stop cooking by time and pick up a quality instant read thermometer... the ThermaPen ones made by ThermoWorks are expensive but excellent. Get your temp in 3 seconds or less and super accurate.
Whatever you decide, happy grillin' .
For a whole lot of info on the Big Green Egg (biased of course), check out the EggHeadForum
November 10th, 2010 04:13 PM
November 10th, 2010 08:16 PM
We have one on our to buy list...we can use the neighbor's whenever we want to...
You won't find better tasting steak or burgers than those that have been cooked on one.OMO
Last edited by RETSUPT99; November 10th, 2010 at 11:57 PM.
"That I cannot do."
"Give this to, uh, Clemenza. I want reliable people, people who aren't going to be carried away. After all we're not murderers in spite of what this undertaker thinks."
Certified Glock Armorer
NRA Life Member
November 10th, 2010 09:08 PM
I appreciate the info folks. The reason I asked is because I was in Atlanta last week and went to a restaurant called Muss & Turners. It is a small place with a small menu, but they do their cooking on a BGE. I have never tasted chicken so amazing in my life so I have definitely put one on my wish list.
"The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, and government to gain ground."
- Thomas Jefferson
"I'm the arrow, you're my bow, shoot me forth and I will go"
"Do not let any individual posts put a knot in your Big Boy Under-Roos"
November 12th, 2010 12:52 PM
We have had one for over 8 years and it has made 2 moves. It is very expensive but the steaks and smoked turkeys it has made are unbelievable. The bottom charcoal plate and holder has cracked, but the pieces stay together so I haven't replaced them (going on 3 years). You can find other Kamodo cookers and they probably work as well. I saw one at Cabella's and I think Lowes (might get it marked down out of season).
"The millions of people, armed in the holy cause of liberty, and in such a country as that which we possess, are invincible by any force which our enemy can send against us." Patrick Henry 1775
Vegetarian: Indian for inept hunter.
By zero in forum Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion
Last Post: February 13th, 2011, 12:03 PM
By LethalStang in forum Related Gear & Equipment
Last Post: January 9th, 2010, 11:51 AM
By southbound in forum Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options
Last Post: January 7th, 2009, 08:12 AM
By Reborn in forum Related Gear & Equipment
Last Post: November 25th, 2008, 08:06 AM
By HotGuns in forum Related Gear & Equipment
Last Post: January 8th, 2008, 11:42 PM
Search tags for this page
bge grill riser
bi green egg waste of money
big green egg alabama used
big green egg grate riser
big green egg liner
big green egg vs wsm
crack liner big green egg
discussion on bge
green egg liner cracked
green egg waste of money
lump charcoal in birmingham al
Click on a term to search for related topics.