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Jun 15

Lighting The Grill

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Here’s the best way I’ve found to light a charcoal grill. If you follow these instructions, you’ll be ready to go in 12 minutes

 

We start with two of these chimney starters. There are two compartments. The large one on top for the charcoal and a small one on the bottom for paper starter

 

Place the chimney starter on the bottom rack of the grill -small compartment UP. Spray newspaper with pan spray… wad it up and place in the small compartment of the chimney starter.

 

That’s right pan spray… be sure the top ingredients is oil, not water. The pan spray replaces the need for petroleum based starters which leave foods with a bad taste…

 

Turn the chimneys over and fill them 2/3 full with charcoal briquettes. Light the newspaper with a long lighter

 

Open a frosty cold beverage and wait for the coals to heat. When the coals start to turn white, they are ready to go. Usually one chimney will turn white faster than the other. Pour the fast one out first and pour the slower one on top Now you’re ready to grill in only 12-minutes!

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