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Old 12-07-2010, 05:32 PM
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Default Re: What do you do with your coals?

Well, I for one, don't have children involved very often and i appreciate your comments for with children should be different. I tend to agree with Kim and simply tell them to stay away when purging the oven!

I have a dump area where I put the ashes. They can actually be really helpful if you have acid soil. Unfortunately my soil is basic so I can't use much in my compost but if you think you have acid soil it would be worth checking out and learning how much you can use....

Jay
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Old 12-07-2010, 05:49 PM
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Default Re: What do you do with your coals?

It is the ash that is strongly alkaline, the coals are ok. I usually pour out the water which takes the soluble alkalinity out too. Leaves which break down in compost are generally acidic, so it can be a good way to balance them.
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Old 12-09-2010, 11:57 AM
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Default Re: What do you do with your coals?

I usually want to fire the oven back up for pizza after my bake so I just shovel the coals into my charcoal barbecue grill and close the cover. It's easier to shovel them back after the bake than it would be if they were in a pail or trashcan. I was glad discover a use for my barbecue since, once I tried a steak on my Tuscany grill in the oven, I doubt I'll ever use the barbecue again.

I usually have partial logs as well as ashes. It all goes in the barbecue.
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