Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
Welcome to the EGGhead Forum - a great place to visit and packed with tips and EGGspert advice! You can also join the conversation and get more information and amazing kamado recipes by following Big Green Egg at:

Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest  |  Youtube  |  Vimeo
Share your photos by tagging us and using the hashtag #EGGhead4Life.

In Atlanta? Come visit Big Green Egg headquarters, including our retail showroom, the History of the EGG Museum and Culinary Center!  3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340.

Maple, Pecan, Apple(suggestions needed)

SmokinParrotHeadSmokinParrotHead Posts: 532
edited 6:31PM in EggHead Forum
Alright. Doing some yankee butts tonight but I'm out of hickory, which has been my staple for pulled pork until today. Now I have a choice to make.

My choices are Maple, Pecan, Apple(all chunks), or a mix of those in some fashion.

Any suggestions?


  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Apple :)
  • BBQMavenBBQMaven Posts: 1,041
    Pecan has a mild "woody" taste and the Apple can impart a "sweet" flavor... both are mild, so don't worry about using too much
    Kent Madison MS
  • Gator Bait Gator Bait Posts: 5,244
    What every good Yankee would use . . . maple! If you have it, Rock Maple/Sugar Maple in particular. :laugh:

    I like all three and could easily mix them all. I have been getting low on smoke woods and have been mixing what ever came to hand first and have been very happy every time. I guess maple would be first pick of a single wood. ;)


  • JBUG99999JBUG99999 Posts: 263
    We vote Apple!
  • FSM-MeatballFSM-Meatball Posts: 215
    Apple for pork.
Sign In or Register to comment.
Click here for Forum Use Guidelines.