Definition of briquette
: a compacted often brick-shaped mass of usually fine material a charcoal briquette
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For a quick, surefire way to light charcoal without having to douse the hardwood or briquettes with lighter fluid, try a charcoal chimney starter.
Use a chimney starter or build a teepee of about 100 charcoal briquettes and light.
For roasting, put the same amount of briquettes on top and on bottom.
A general rule is every two briquettes added or subtracted means a 25 degree change in the baking temperature.
The briquettes prevent mosquito larvae from maturing.
Larvicide briquettes are available at the Platte County Health Department for $1.50 and in most home improvements stores.
Drain the chips and put them in a smoker box or foil packet poked with a few fork holes to release the smoke; set it between the grate and the briquettes, close to the flame.
Plan your fire: Charcoal briquettes usually last about an hour.
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Origin and Etymology of briquette
French briquette, diminutive of brique brick
First Known Use: 1883See Words from the same year
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