Message from discussion Clean-burning charcoal
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Subject: Re: Clean-burning charcoal
From: Nick Cramer <n_cramerS...@pacbell.net>
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Date: 19 Oct 2012 07:47:32 GMT
tutall <tut...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> On Oct 17, 6:15=A0pm, "Nunya Bidnits" <nunyabidn...@eternal-
> september.invalid> wrote:
> > Ed Pawlowski <e...@snet.net> wrote:
> > > On 17 Oct 2012 11:00:40 GMT, Nick Cramer <n_cramerS...@pacbell.net>
> > > wrote:
> > >>> For smoke flavor I use lump charcoal. No additives needed. For
> > >>> smoke flavors when bbqing, I burn the wood I want, oak, fruit,
> > >>> whatever. If available.
> > >> Lump charcoal for smoke flavor?! Wow!
> > > Actually, yes. =A0The dripping fat hits the hot coals and vaporizes,
> > > sending "stuff" up to the meat. =A0Same as the flavorizer bars on a
> > > gas grill. =A0Flavors, but not from wood smoke.
> I burn lump in my offset with good results. No fat is being vaporized
> or any such gasser grill nonsense/subsitution.
> > But Steve is correct that if you happen to have lump which has not been
> > fully carbonized then it will indeed have wood flavor. Not a lot, but
> > it will have it.
> Wow, talk about YMMV. (And Nick, seriously, you need to take this more
> personally, any disagreement should be taken as an affront to your
> very being and worse, your manhood. )
I'm 77 Tut tut. Advanced maturity is the affront to my dignity, but I don't
take it personally.
> Even when Royal Oak was available, never felt a need to add wood for
> "more" smoke as lump does give off a fair amount of smoke when
> lighting up. And ya know what that smoke smells like? Yes, the
> original wood it was made from. Why does this suprise people here?
> Now the Lazarri I've been using more than a decade has decidedly more
> wood content than RO.
> Nobody talks shit when stating that mesquite lump burns hot and had a
> bitter bite, and oak lump has a sweeter smell.
> But frame the discussion about carbon and all of sudden people lose
> their memory? WTH?
OK. I use mesquite from Smart n' Final. For smoke, I use Kaffir lime from
our garden, corn cob, baby coconut or hickory chips.
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