Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
Welcome to the EGGhead Forum - a great place to visit and packed with tips and EGGspert advice! You can also join the conversation and get more information and amazing recipes by following Big Green Egg at:

Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest  |  Youtube  |  Vimeo
Share your photos by tagging us and using the hashtag #EGGhead4Life.


In Atlanta? Come visit Big Green Egg headquarters, see our new showroom and check out the History of the EGG Museum and Culinary Center!  3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340.

Lighting Lump with a couple of briquets

I have developed a lighting method that seems to work especially well. I put lump in the egg, like everyone does and then put 6-8 briquets in the chimney and get those lit up nicely. Put those on the lump and the process goes very smoothly. For some reason the flame kicks in quicker than if you do the same method but with lump in the chimney. The low number of briquets doesn't really add to the amount of post cook ash in the egg. Also, depending on the brand and the length/heat of the cook, the briquets will often remain solid enough to remove by hand when cool.  
Sign In or Register to comment.
Click here for Forum Use Guidelines.