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Make Charcoal on BGE?

gumbo_billgumbo_bill Posts: 35
edited January 2012 in EggHead Forum
I have plenty of oak tree and pecan limbs.   After my cook can i make oak charcoal on the BGE?  It would be great to have home made charcoal from pecan or oak in my back yard.

Comments

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,644
    edited January 2012

    No problem. I made some out of chicken:

    (((
    Please note: “No Problem” is a joke. You do not want to do
    this or make lump in an egg)))



    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    You dont want to do it in the egg.
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • walleyvwalleyv Posts: 147
    Dang Mickey, you may have started started something there....LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Hungry JoeHungry Joe Posts: 1,535
    Wow, chicken lump. I wonder if it would pair well with seafood?
  • Gumbo, like stike says, you don't want to do it in the Egg.  You will coat the inside of that Egg with creosote and probably permanently glue your daisy wheel shut with creosote.  Trust me.  I tried using wood chunks simply to burn and created a lot of creosote.  Trying to make lump would be far worse.
    The Naked Whiz
  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,483
    Why??  They sell all kinds of different brands. ;)

    Mike
    Omaha, NE

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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