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Just took the new Primo XL out of the crate, what should I cook first? (Pics)


To all of the BGE/Primo/Kamado Joe gurus out there, I just set up the new Primo Oval XL (Thanks to Wickowick), and I'm ready to fire it up this evening.

So. . . what should I cook first????




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Rouge
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re: Just took the new Primo XL out of the crate, what should I cook first? (Pics)


ribs tonight

brisket and/or boston butt this weekend

please take pics and post

it's really exciting






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re: Just took the new Primo XL out of the crate, what should I cook first? (Pics)


Spatchcock chicken.





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quote:

please take pics and post



like they say on the OT,pics or.....






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Janky
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My table will be done this weekend and my primo will be in it. I have been told it is best to start with something simple until you learn temp control. I will probably start with chicken. Like others have said, lets see some pics. I will post mine this weekend. Oh, and yeah thank you Wickowick.





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jmon
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re: Just took the new Primo XL out of the crate, what should I cook first? (Pics)


4-5 hour ribs tonight with some sausage after the first hour of ribs so you can have something to snack on!

Friday, get her real hot and cook some steaks.

Definitely a Boston butt on Saturday (all day affair). You can cook some sausage, maybe a fatty, and some jalapeño poppers during the LSU game to eat.

I would wait on the brisket until you have had time to get used to your new pit (unless you are savvy at brisket, low and slow)






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wickowick
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re: Just took the new Primo XL out of the crate, what should I cook first? (Pics)


Glad it all worked out; baby back ribs gets my vote...





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Papa Tigah
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Ribs, what time is dinner?





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I'd cook something that wont upset you too much if it doesnt come out right the first time. There is a bit of a learning curve going from a traditional grill to a ceramic. There was for me at least and I've been grilling/smoking food for years.





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OK, so I'm going with a variety of meats and simple, off the shelf seasonings for the sake of the learning curve.

1/2 Slab Baby Backs - W/Richards BBQ rub
4 Beef ribs - sea salt only
4 Chicken Thighs - Greek Marinade
Handful of wings - Slap Ya Mama

Cruising along at about 225 now.

First Pics:







Looking good. . .




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Janky
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That's what I'm talking about!





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Uncle JackD
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Congrats on the grill. It's a beaut





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AlmaDawg
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re: Just took the new Primo XL out of the crate, what should I cook first? (Pics)


Fine way to break it in! It all looks great but those thighs look just right to me!!!





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Tbobby
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Nice break in. I did a boston butt for some pulled pork for my first attempt. Easily kept it between 250 and 275 for 6 hours. Turned out perfect on my first try.





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CajunAlum Tiger Fan
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Ga De Don. . .Ca c'est bon

I think I'm gonna like this thing!











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Uncle JackD
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You're gonna love it. I gare-own-tee.





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wickowick
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Posted by CajunAlum Tiger Fan
Ga De Don. . .Ca c'est bon

I think I'm gonna like this thing!



Yes you will, looks like you had a very good first grill...






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