Originally Posted by Bludawg
If memory serves me correctly your shoveling coals for heat. Take some hickory and chunk it up and add a fist sized piece or two to the embers when you pitch your coals.Embers don't give up much in the flavor dept. on their own.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ding-ding-ding. Take some large chunks of wood or even whole pieces and put them on the edge of the coal bed where they will smolder. Your neighbors will think your house is on fire you'll get so much smoke. Coals have very little flavor and burning wood does too. has to be a smoldering chunk