• Matter and energy

    Charcoal Briquettes or Lump Charcoal?

    Charcoal Briquettes or Lump Charcoal? This article is not talking about cooking with gas and cooking with charcoal. I’m also not going to discuss the differences between grilling and barbecuing. What I really want to talk about is charcoal. More specifically, charcoal briquettes vs. lump charcoal. Back in the day, my father always used charcoal briquettes, and for years I did the same. But about two years ago, my BBQ buddy convinced me to make the switch over to lump charcoal. And yes I did, until I actually did the research to write this. So, since doing a little research, I’m back to my old fondness of briquette charcoal. But…

  • Matter and energy

    Coconut Charcoal

    Coconut shell charcoal is made with a process begins with the carbonization by burning the coconut shell with controlled air that is sufficient for carbonization. The output of charcoal in the traditional pith method is just below 30% yield. To obtain good quality charcoal, fully dried, clean, only mature shells are used. Coconut charcoal is then sieved to the different sizes that the buyer requires. Coconut charcoal briquette is a compact block charcoal made from coconut shell charcoal. Charcoal briquette is made of granular coconut shell charcoal that is crushed charcoal and molded using a natural binder. As fuel, it burns hotter and lasts longer than other charcoal. It is…