Using a charcoal grill can be a rewarding experience. However, lighting the charcoal briquettes and getting the grill started can be a difficult task.

For many people, grilling is a summer tradition. While some may choose the ease and simplicity of a gas grill, there are still those who prefer charcoal grills.

Before Grilling – Tools Needed to Start a Charcoal Grill

When grilling, the cook will need several items to start the grill:

  • A grill designed for use with charcoal
  • Charcoal
  • Lighter fluid (if desired.)
  • Matches, or a grill lighter.
  • Newspaper

How to Start a Charcoal Grill

Charcoal Grilling Tips