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When/where wood chunks

JeffMJeffM Posts: 102
edited 7:04AM in EggHead Forum
Is there is tangible difference in placing 2 or 3 wood chunks throughout the lump before starting the fire and placing chunks on an already lit/burning fire? If placing chunks on a lit fire do you need to wait a while before placing the meat on the grill? Thanks for all your help already- my first 2 cooks, a spatchcock chicken and baby back ribs were better than advertised.

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  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    I put 1/3 lump, then some chunks of wood, add more lump, 2 or 3 more chunks then fill and light. That is usually for an over nighter.
    Hope that answers you.
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  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673
    I have both and wait until the smoke smells good.
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