Yes, it’s not summer time grilling season. But how about tailgating or lighting the grill within the glow of early autumn with a brand new gasoline? Agricycle, an organization that repurposes agricultural waste, has launched Tropicoal Ignition, efficient charcoal briquettes for grilling which are made by smallholder farmers and women- and youth-led cooperatives all through Africa from discarded coconut shells, palm kernel shells and cassava starch. The briquettes are utterly pure, don't have any chemical elements and burn hotter than charcoals made from wooden to shortly and cleanly sear these pork chops or slabs of eggplant.
Tropicoal Ignition, three 2.2-pound bins, $18, tropicoalignition.com.
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