How do you light a charcoal chimney?
How to Light a Charcoal Grill for Direct Cooking – Weber Grill
How long does a charcoal chimney take?
How do I know when my charcoal chimney is ready?
The fire from the cubes will begin burning the charcoal and the flames will grow upwards from there. Depending on weather conditions, in about 10 to 15 minutes the coals should be sufficiently lit to pour into the grill. You’ll know the coals are ready when the ones on top have started to turn a bit gray with ash.
Do you need a charcoal chimney?
You don’t need a chimney, but it’s really helpful because it gets oxygen flowing over the coals more efficiently than anything else. (Well, almost anything else; if you have access to liquid oxygen you can have the grill ready to go REAL quick.