Jess Pryles


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Run out of firelighters? Run out of paper? No problem, just reach for the nearest bowl of corn chips!

It happens – sometimes you run out of firelighters. And there’s not a single newspaper around to crumple into a ball. So how are you supposed to light the coals?! I tested out the corn chip grill hack to see if indeed you can use these tasty, salty morsels to light a chimney of charcoal.

You may need to use more than just one single chip, but the results speak for themselves:


Jess Pryles is a full fledged Hardcore Carnivore. She's a live fire cook, author, meat specialist and Meat Science grad student. She's also a respected authority on Texas style barbecue. Australian born and raised, she now lives in Texas.

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