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edited 12:41AM in EggHead Forum
Morning to one and all!
I read on this board about a fine combination of pecan and apple woods for smoking. Recently someone warned against mixing mesquite with I think oak, but I'm not sure...anybody have a list or individual suggestions by which we can build a list of "good wooden marriages" and "bad wooden marriages"? Thanks in advance!... ^oo^~
PS nice to have finally met you Gordon!

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  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,399
    Wooden marriages,
    Not sure of too many bad marriages, but one thing to consider is to treat wood like an artist treats color. Smaller amounts of the stronger stuff. Hickory, mesquite are very strong and fruitwoods are much more mild. [p]If you use too much hickory, you won't taste the fruitwood very much.[p]FWIW
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  • Tim MTim M Posts: 2,410
    Wooden marriages,
    Someone told me that any form of mesquite (wood or lump) mixed with hickory (wood, not to much trouble with the lump) can cause a bitter taste "to some people". I am one - I avoid those two combos. I have no trouble with any other combinations that I have tried. [p]Tim

  • CatCat Posts: 556
    Wooden marriages,[p]I've never been disappointed when combining fruit and nut woods - apple, cherry or guava paired with hickory or pecan.[p]Cathy
  • GfwGfw Posts: 1,598
    Wooden marriages, Thanks for stopping by! We now have an egg community of at least 2! Best tio you and your family for a great weekend![p]Gfw

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