minion method

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  1. B

    Ok Joe offset temperature control issues.

    I purchased an Oklahoma Joe offset smoker. After cooking in it a few times I have found that controlling the temperature on a long smoke is very troublesome. I have done some mods to the smoker. I added gaskets, made a baffle for it, and added a charcoal basket. I can keep a constant...
  2. BoilerBBQ

    Lighting a few coals

    The first couple of times I used the minion method, I lit a few pieces of charcoal using my chimney upside down with a couple of pieces of newspaper. It worked just fine, but the last 2 smokes I’ve done, I can’t get it to light. The newspaper either falls down the chimney and is too far from the...