Vacationing with the Small BGE

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Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by Rib Fan » Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:32 am

One of the advantages of owning a large and small BGE.....can easliy pack up small egg and take it on the road. Just seat belt it in...and away you go. Went up to the cabin on Lake Gowganda.

Started off with a simple cook. Octoberfest sausages

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Then some prime rib. 275ish using cherry wood. Pulled at 132 interal temp....was very good cook.

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Would have taken more pics of other cooks but the "beverage factor" kicked in on vacation and forgot :)

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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by Squeezy » Fri Sep 18, 2009 4:36 pm

Glad to see that 'roughing it' isn't causing insurmountable obstacles to your cooking prowess ... thanks so much for the tease!
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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by Trev » Fri Sep 18, 2009 5:17 pm

That looks great, Wayne. I wish I could haul one of those into Algonquin Park with me next week-- that egg would look great with a 3lb speck sizzling away!
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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by Rib Fan » Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:58 pm

Squeezy wrote:Glad to see that 'roughing it' isn't causing insurmountable obstacles to your cooking prowess ... thanks so much for the tease!
Ya....rough life...drinking all those cold beer was a bugger as well. But someone has to do it :) Thanks for the note.

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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by Rib Fan » Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:01 pm

Trev wrote:That looks great, Wayne. I wish I could haul one of those into Algonquin Park with me next week-- that egg would look great with a 3lb speck sizzling away!
Algonquin is a great place...unfortunately I usually go in by canoe. Ceramics and portages dont usually agree :) Those specks always are a great thing.

Cheers and good luck,

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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by Trev » Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:08 pm

I'd be okay with the canoeing, it's the 1850m portage that starts my trip that would be a real test.
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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by doogster » Mon Sep 21, 2009 8:18 pm

A BGE is getting tempting, what size would you recommend for a single dude (me) and maybe a friend or two every now and then.
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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by Rib Fan » Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:56 am

doogster wrote:A BGE is getting tempting, what size would you recommend for a single dude (me) and maybe a friend or two every now and then.
From what you wrote a small should do fine. Remember to get the platesetter for indirect cooks. Sometimes you can haggle where they will throw the platesetter in for free. You will love the versatility and quality of food produced off of the egg. Don't just think about getting one GET ONE! You will be asking yourself later..."why did it take me so long?"

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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by Squeezy » Tue Sep 22, 2009 8:20 pm

I don't have one 'yet' myself, but in my humble opinion, get as big a one as you can afford!!!
Then if you want a small one ... get it later!
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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by Rib Fan » Tue Sep 22, 2009 9:15 pm

Squeezy wrote:I don't have one 'yet' myself, but in my humble opinion, get as big a one as you can afford!!!
Then if you want a small one ... get it later!
I hear you...but I have both a small and a large. I cook for myself and my daughter most of the time and use the small...approx. 90% of the time. If you are cooking for a family...or entertain a lot......go bigger. But in reality.....no worries because you will be planning your next Egg not long after buying your first. :)

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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by Roger M » Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:37 pm

doogster wrote:A BGE is getting tempting, what size would you recommend for a single dude (me) and maybe a friend or two every now and then.
Dont forget the primo. Ceramic is the way to go. So glad i got mine.

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Re: Vacationing with the Small BGE

Post by doogster » Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:59 am

Thanks for the advice guys, I'll look into it. b4
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