The combustion gases from charcoal when mixed with smoke from wood chips or chunks makes a distinctive flavor typical of traditional Southern barbecue. On a propane grill, the flavor is milder and a bit more bacon-like.. The one on right was cooked with gas and exactly the same amount of wood chips by weight.
Few topics in life inspire such passionate debate as politics, religion, andâ€” evidentlyâ€”whether gas or charcoal grilling is better. In some parts of the U.S., .