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Bincho tan charcoal

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Bincho tan charcoal

Paul Lukas | Apr 25, 2006 09:58 PM

The current issue of Gourmet has a small item about bincho tan, a fabulously expensive Japanese charcoal that supposedly burns very hot, very clean, very slow.

It's roughly $10/lb (a price that the Kingsford folks must fantasize about), which is almost certainly too rich for my blood. But I confess to being intrigued -- anyone ever cook with this stuff?

-- Paul

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