Originally Posted by fingerlickin'
I have a question for those who bury the chunks in the coals. Do you have a problem with bad smoke, as in not thin blue? I don't have a kettle, yet, but my dad has been performer that I would like to show him how to use. :) I know when I start my egg I throw the chunks on top and it takes a little while to get the thin blue.
If you bury them and use some form of the Minion Method, they will heat up before igniting, decreasing the chance of getting "bad smoke".