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    Lump Charcoal Soot/Dust

    So after revaluating everything I determined it was my fire starting sticks causing the problem. Grill Expert fat wood sticks from Walmart. They give off a sooty black smoke from whatever oil they are soaked in that I incorrectly attributed to the charcoal. Will need to look at other options for...
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    Lump Charcoal Soot/Dust

    I'll get some pics later as I am grilling tonight. I grill on a Char-Griller Legacy from Lowes. It's a retailer specific model. Vents are open but don't apply to this situation. This is from when I first add and light the charcoal before I get anything on the grill. So my lid is open at this...
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    Injection vs Brining a Turkey

    I suggest watching some old school Alton Brown videos about brining to better learn the chemistry behind it. First off, you need more than 4-6 hours for a full turkey and second brining isn't about just get water/fluid into the bird. You brine a turkey to get salt into the bird for more...
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    Lump Charcoal Soot/Dust

    Sorry if this is the wrong forum, wasn't sure where to put this. I finally have a charcoal grill of my own and have been trying to do things the "right" way. My grilling experience has always been with my dad who I know doesn't do a great job. Tons of lighter fluid, meat always over cooked...
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    BigVinnie in Vegas

    For sure. That's what I plan on doing until I get the side smoker attachment. Already been eyeing some baskets I can use to easily swap out the fuel as it's used up during the long smoke time.
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    BigVinnie in Vegas

    Hello all. A little late to the game, I turn 42 in less than a week and just got my first grill. I've grilled at family cookouts for decades, but this is the first time owning my own. I've lived in apartments my adult life until now, so this is the first time I've been able to have my own...
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