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While cooking a beer can chicken on the Big Green Egg it always turns out super moist and delicious but it isn’t the only way to prepare a good chicken. I also recommend trying to smoke a well rubbed spatchcock chicken. Back in the old days cooking a chicken or fowl started out with killing it, or dispatching the cock as they used to say. It was combined into one word known as spatchcock. This…

When cooking, grilling or even smoking, never rely on just how the food looks. If you have a thick piece of meat, like a steak, the exterior can look like it is done while the internal temperature is still not safe to eat. Always confirm that the meat has been cooked to its minimum safe temperature. If you don’t ensure that the food you are cooking has reached its minimum safe temperature prior to eating…

There is nothing worse than not being able to fire up the Big Green Egg due to the electric starter failing, running out of fire starters or your torch failing prior to starting up a cook. Here it will be discussed how you can still get that amazing dinner done without the Big Green Egg electric starter. How to Light The Big Green Egg With A Paper Towel https://youtu.be/k5NfLuizgk0 Believe it or not, this is…

Beer can burgers are super easy to make and definitely a “Mans” burger! Beer can burgers on the Big Green Egg are so good because you can custom fill the burgers with all your favorite ingredients and to your liking. If you are looking for a good heart stopping burger you must try these Beer Can Burgers on The Big Green Egg. Ingredients Ground Beef (I have best luck with 80/20 ground beef)BaconCow Lick by…

First we need to determine if The Big Green Eggs gasket needs to be replaced. Once it is determined that The Big Green Egg needs a new gasket we can follow the steps below to successfully install a new Rutland gasket on The Big Green Egg. Does your Big Green Egg Gasket Need to be Replaced? (3 Ways to Tell) One easy way to tell if your gasket needs to be replaced is simply firing…

There is nothing more frustrating than going to cook a hot pizza or sear a steak and not being able to get your Big Green Egg (or Kamado Joe) up to temperature. This is especially true if you have company over! How to get The Big Green Egg Hotter? The biggest culprit in only getting low temperatures is simply ash filled holes & grates from previous cooks. Follow these tips, tricks & methods to either…

Grilling burgers on the Big Green Egg doesn’t get any easier or tastier then this recipe. These burgers are packed with bold spices from Mesquite and made with even more flavor when topped off with some Cow Lick from Dizzy Pig. As stated by Dizzy Pig, the Cow Lick Seasoning, is one of Dizzy Pigs original spices and its delicious seasoning contains fresh ground pepper, earthy chilies, paprika, garlic and onion. Grilling these burgers on…

When cooking on the Big Green Egg, outside of the seasoning or marinade, time and temperature is basically the key to any successful cook. The Big Green Egg Vent Settings are what’s needed to dial the Big Green Egg into the perfect temperature you are looking to cook at. The BGE is also extremely good at holding the set temperature especially if you are doing a low and slow cook. For example, the lump charcoal…

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