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  1. Team Red v Team Green

    I own a BGE and 2 KJ’s. They are basically the same. Anything I can do on my KJ’s I can do on a BGE. The big advantage of KJ is its all in one box.
  2. TKOBBQ that’s funny, I should’ve learned by now to proofread when I speak to my phone and let it type
  3. @KismetKamado it was nice being able to stay home and make a good meal for the boss. I’m glad it worked out, in fact she’s asked if I’d make another one soon.
  4. Yesterday day we celebrated 15 years of mirage, and traditionally I will take her out to her favorite restaurant, but this year that wasn’t a possibility. 2.5 weeks ago she had some repairs done to her knee and she is non weight baring, so I figured let’s give a rib roast a try. Went to to my local Fresh Tyme market and picked up a 5lb one as it would just be the 2 of us. I fired up the grill to 250ish and seasoned the beef while it came up to tempature. Place the roast on indirect until it reache 110. Pulled it off and brought the temp up to 700 to sear and form a crust. All and all this was the best rib roast I’ve ever cooked. Wife says it was 10 times better than when I’ve done them in the oven. Rub was a Chicago style steak and chop from world market tried to make fancy potatoes on at 250ish
  5. I do not think this will fit. I know my old style KJ one will not fit in a lg BGE.
  6. Well today we were trying to figure out what to make for lunch, a common problem at our house. Well while we were at the Egg dealer picking up my new swing rack, Norah said lets make fish tacos. she spotted a new rub so I'm guess that's part of what prompted her. The rub was made Suckel Buster and is called Fajita Seasoning ( guess what it made for ) lol. It's a nice mix of sea salt, black pepper, garlic, chili powder, paprika, sugar, cumin, onion and other spices. It seemed to have just the right flavor for today's go at tacos. Off to Fresh Tyme market to grab some fish, and like all tightwads I went with what was on sale. We marinated the fish in a mix of chilies in adobo, fresh lime, cilantro, a splash of soy, and the fajita mix. The fish was marinated for 30 minutes while the girl came up to temperature. Once out of the marinade, we hit it with a little more of the Suckle Busters and tossed it on. First thing I found is how fast it cooked, fallowed by how good it was. Fish was grilled at 450ish for just a few minutes total. Below are some photos of the food. Sides included grilled corn, cilantro chili lime rice and black bean beans. Thanks for looking and comments/tips and tricks always appreciated.
  7. @TKOBBQ it was the best meal I've ever had! She worked so hard to do this for me. Im such a proud father, I couldn't have asked for a more loving and caring child.
  8. She wanted to cook for me tonight because we've got a hectic schedule on Sunday. She made a full meal starting off with a perfect grass fed strip steak with cast iron green beans and smashed redskins. Man was she busy she was running in and out of the house to get it all done! She was happy to have mom as her second tonight, to make sure the potatoes and beans didn't run into difficulties. Well once it was all over, she went out and tossed on a few peaches to have for a "final" dish as she put it. All and all it was an amazing meal and the best gift I've ever gotten. She's an amazing kid who lets me know how much I'm loved everyday. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. Haven't tried taking chicken that high, will give it a try next time. Thanks for the advice. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. Tonight Norah and I decided to make some chicken thighs. She rubbed them down with a mix of salt, pepper, garlic, onion, and some honey powder. These were cooked on my KJ classic at 225-250 degrees until they hit an internal of 160. At that point we took them off drizzled a little honey and Turbinado sugar on them and let them get sticky and glazed. Pulled at 165 and rested under a foil tent for about 15min. Served with some alfredo noodles and a side salad. All and all they came out really good with nice bite through skin. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Congrats to BGosnell

    Congrats on the new cooker! I'm looking forward to seeing some cooks. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. [mention=10960]In2Fish[/mention] she loves to cook, she seems to be a natural at it. @Bgosnell151 it happened organically for us. She's always been into "helping" in the kitchen. Just let them hang out with you and see what happens. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. Wow @John Setzler when I tell her in the morning she's going to go bananas. She's such a fan and wants so badly for everyone to like her food. She's been asking me about making a YouTube channnel for her and also letting her enter some backyard events.
  14. She's been saying she wants to make a video with her KJ and @John Setzler, because as she puts it, he's a pit master.
  15. @bostoncoffeeparty they were pretty close, she has what use to be my mk4 She's claimed it, I have to get permission to use it now. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk