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trying a different way to start

Grab a piece if paper towel and the oil and SWMBO said use the left over cooked fat from the stove. So I grabbed the can and wiped the paper towel with a spoon full of fat and I think it works better then the oil. If anyone has some lying around try it, it worked great kust to let you know.


  • FockerFocker Posts: 7,994
    That is a great tip.  Always comes through when camping or at eggfests.  Even at home when I use Pam to lightly coat the CI.  Tie the paper towel in a loose half-knot and toss it in. 
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 8,305
    Great idea if you use oil and towels to start. Not many places have bio-oil recycle so it just ends up in the landfill. Used oil stores in the freezer or fridge until you need it. 
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  • caneggercanegger Posts: 540
    @Skiddymarker I have been out of starter cubes for awhile now and no stores around me have them yet so I've been doing it with oil for a bit. I have the fat saved for hunting but i'll be using it this way too.
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