|Step 1: Get a roaring fire going in the pocket rocket on top of a good bed of coals. Notice we added the concrete blocks around the sides for extra stability this time.|
|One foolproof way to see if the stove is drafting correctly is the old marshmallow test. If you can roast a marshmallow above the chimney, it's drafting correctly. We recommend this test be performed during every burn.|
|Step 2: When the fire is burning really hot, add a little bit of the chicken waste. It's hard to set a hard ratio of wood-to-chicken, but if you try it, you'll get the hang of it pretty quickly.|
|There's something oddly poetic and at the same time Terminator-esque about pyrolyzing chicken bones.|
|When things are burning well, there's no smoke.|
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