Barbecue fanatics swear by this egg-shaped green grill, named accordingly the Big Green Egg.
Modeled on the ancient kamado clay ovens popular throughout Asia, the Egg is a ceramic outdoor cooker that also smokes and bakes at temperatures up to 750 degrees. And it can cook everything from fish and steak to pizza and pie.
Eggheads, as the fans are called, gather at the annual Eggtoberfest held in October in Atlanta (and online at www.biggreenegg.com at the Club Egg online forum).
Big Green Eggs are available in five sizes and range in price from $200 to $1,000.