To get started it really doesn't cost much.
He found this grill at our local Aldi's for around $30.
The Range Master model has worked well for us, however, after discovering how much we like this method of grilling we may need to get a larger one.
My hubby fills this cylinder with charcoal briquets, lights them and let's them heat for 20-30 minutes. He also puts dryer lint in the holes to help ignite the briquets.
He then soaks about 10 of these chips in water for 30minutes.Using a charcoal grill does take more time but if you plan for it I promise it will be worth it.
Sprinkle about 5 of the soaked wood chips on top of the charcoal at the start of your cooking. Then add five more as the briquets cook down. The hickory chips add a nice smokey flavor to your food.
Sunday he made Baba ganoush with some of the eggplants we received in our CSA bag. I will post the recipe tomorrow.