Originally Posted by Drunk Monkey
You loaded your chimney with half pecan wood and half lump? I have never heard of that one before. I would think it would smoke like crazy. How long did you burn it down before throwing on the steaks?
I used some of the smaller chunks I had. It took about half a bottle of wine for the wood to burn down so it wasn't smoking like crazy. I wish I could give you a time frame, but I was drinking and reading Big Bob Gibson's Book of BBQ.