Originally Posted by bigabyte
If I simply put an egg in the cooker, it will explode as the water in the egg converts to steam and builds enough pressure to crack the shell, resulting in either a big explosion spraying egg and shell bits all over my cooker, or just making a crack in the egg allowing the pressure to escape, but would result in egg spewing out from that crack and making an unsightly looking egg and yet another mess.
Uhm, actually no it doesn't. I've done dozens and dozens of eggs exactly this way for smoked deviled eggs. Straight out of the fridge in to the smoker until they pass the spin test.
Very entertaining post though. Thanks!