But a big reason that winter grilling is on the rise is almost certainly the increasing popularity of the Big Green Egg, whose kiln-like structure keeps the heat sealed in and the chill wind out. Chuck Bulson, manager of the Warners’ Stellian store in Edina, said sales of the Eggs and their specially made charcoal have climbed steadily in recent winters.
Compared with our sales in the winter, our grilling accessory sales understandably slow down. But, Bulson observed, “People with the Eggs really want to grill in winter.”
I love hardy Minnesotan grill die-hards, refusing to migrate their cooking from the (Egg) nest just because of some subzero temperatures.
Any Eggheads want to personally vouch for this trend, and explain to the nonbelievers why Big Green Egg grilling or smoking is worth braving the elements (photos encouraged)?