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Wicked Charcoal

Scott805Scott805 Posts: 196
edited February 2012 in EggHead Forum
OK, I am new to this but I was coming back from Houston last week and noticed a store in Conroe, Texas that had wicked charcoal.  I picked up two bags (all I had room for) and headed home.  When I got home and opened the bag they are briquettes!  Can I still use themin my EGG?

Large BGE, 2 Tier Adjustable Swing Rack System, three (3) bricks from Home Depot for raised direct - Finally have a decent table!

Dallas, TX

Comments

  • Dont do it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    LET'S EAT
  • CowdogsCowdogs Posts: 489
    edited February 2012
    Contrary to "BGE urban legend" it won't hurt your egg, or ruin your food.  It will make a lot more ash than hardwood charcoal, and it will not burn as hot. 
  • Scott, sure you can use briquettes.  WGC are some of the best.  Although all briquettes produce a lot of ash, WGC briquettes actually produced less ash than a couple of brands of lump.  Just don't use lighter fluid to start them.  Good luck!
    The Naked Whiz
  • bhuggbhugg Posts: 190
    Love that place. That's where I get my WGC. They are a good butcher shop to. Picked up a few bone-in ribeyes and they were delish.
    Large BGE Dallas, TX
  • Scott805Scott805 Posts: 196

    Thanks guys!  The place there in Conroe is an amazing meat market.

    I mixed the Wicked with Lump Charcoal last night and it burned well.  Yes indeed, more ash!

    Large BGE, 2 Tier Adjustable Swing Rack System, three (3) bricks from Home Depot for raised direct - Finally have a decent table!

    Dallas, TX

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