I feel the secret to a clean fire is keeping a good bed of HOT coals under the splits.
You get that going and you could throw a concrete block in there and it'll burn!
Oh yeah... pre-heat the splits before you put them in the firebox. Makes a world of difference.
I think Buffalo wings taste a lot like chicken
New Braunfels Hondo Offset
New Braunfels Bandera (Refurbished & Improved)
34 year old Char-Broil 450
1996 Blue Weber SS Performer
Weber SJS & modified stock pot Mini-WSM
Weber rotisserie with Rib-O-Lator & Smokenator system
STOK Island gasser