When it comes to grilling over charcoal, timing is everything, and it can be difficult to know exactly when to start cooking that juicy steak or ear of corn. To help solve this dilemma, the good people at Bon Appetit mapped out a grilling timeline, and put it on a handy printable graphic.

This wheel of charcoal wisdom walks your through the entire life cycle of your briquettes—from lighting to re-lighting—and provides guidelines for exactly which foods should be thrown on the grill when. Click the link below to read about how to ignite and arrange your charcoal, and then print out the graphic below to use as a quick reference all summer long.

An Illustrated Guide to Charcoal Grilling | Bon Appetit

Illustration by Hisashi Okawa.

Charcoal Grill Anything With This Visual Guide

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