I just want to say hello, I am new to the Kamado world and just picked up my first ever Kamado today. I got a Kamado Joe Classic II, and I am super excited to use it! I was able to pick it up at a Costco Roadshow, which I've read tons about and knew that they offered the best deals on the KJ. I've attached a photo of the current roadshow prices if anyone is interested. This was the Costco Roadshow in Glen Mills, PA (about 40 minutes outside of Philly). It is running there until 07/22.
Again I just wanted to say hello and that I am super excited to get into Kamado cooking and being on the forums for new cooking ideas!
Picked up a 6.75lb flat at Costco. Seasoned with salt pepper garlic onion powder, used mustard to help the rub adhere. Fired up at 7 this morning, settled in at 250 with some cherry on there, brisket went on at 830. Stalled HARD at 165 from 11-6, then zoomed to 195-200 by 7. Found a couple spare ribs at the store and tossed them on at the same time, they finished around 330.
Ribs came out great. Brisket came out pretty darn good. Rub was a bit too salty, I’ll have to scale that back. Some areas around the outside were a bit crumbly, and it could have been juicer, but I’ve paid for worse brisket at “bbq” restaurants. Needless to say, bark formation was on point (on flat?).
Dont remember where I saw it here, but I wrapped a sweet onion with foil, and put a couple pats of butter on it, left it in the grill for the last 6 hours, 10/10 would recommend, will do this every time I fire up from now on.
Hi, I wanted to get some feedback regarding which grill to get. I have boiled it down to a few options:
1) Primo round all-in-one $800
2) Pit boss k24 from Costco $599
3) Used BGE $800
The pit boss is considerably cheaper at $599, and I hear in August they usually go on clearance for $350. As primo owners, I was hoping to get some feedback on after owning the primo, do you believe it is still worth the premium? I have read some people have had issues with Primo honoring their warranties, so that is a concern as well. Would you buy the Pit Boss knowing what you know today? Or would you still fork up the extra $ for the primo? Are there any large differences between the design and quality of the aforementioned brands? I really appreciate any help you may be able to offer. Thanks!
Howdy. My better half approved the purchase so I hit the roadshow here in Indianapolis today.
1,499.99 for the Big Joe
219.99 for the Big Joetisserie
21.99 for 30lbs of lump
They had 5 Big Joetisserie. By the time I left at 5pm, there was 1 left. Rep said they only got in 5. Looks like they only had 2 or so of the classic Joetisserie as well.
I had to work at 9 so didn't get to take part in the great race for "The Deal", but at least two were waiting to try to get the deal at 9 when the club opened.
Rep helped me load it up. And by help, I mean he did most of the work. Rep was great and everything survived well.
That's a scion XB that it loaded in. Those black boxes have a ton of space, and there was extra room. I should have gotten more lump and probably will go back for more since it is 10 more pounds for 5 bucks less than what Lowes carries.
Used a garden cart and two neighbors to get it to the back deck and into the cart. That was way easier than we expected.
And now I owe my neighbors BBQ for helping. Oh darn.