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TarHeelBBQTarHeelBBQ Posts: 317
edited July 2012 in EggHead Forum
I ate at a friends house last night. He threw 5-6 stalks of fresh rosemary on the charcoal. It really gave it a nice flavor. Just an FYI for everyone




  • TUTTLE871TUTTLE871 Posts: 1,316
    I have done it before with some Trout I made. A very nice flavor.

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  • Rich_ieRich_ie Posts: 268
    I have done it before with some Trout I made. A very nice flavor.
    +1 I've done chicken and turkey with rosemary very tasty.

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,897
    I've done that before - it really does add rosemary aroma to the food.  Sadly our rosemary plants aren't doing too well, but our neighbors have giant rosemary bushes.
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  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,878
    In addition to using the rosemary branches for smoke I like to place them under the string on a leg of lamb or prime rib roast.
  • celticalceltical Posts: 1
    I always add several sprigs of rosemary to the coals when I smoke salmon.  It gives a very distinct flavor to the it and enhances the wood smoke. 
  • BaysidebobBaysidebob Posts: 489
    Our rosemarry is doing stupid good.  We use the branches for kabob skewers.  Hadn't thought of using them for smoke but will certainly give it a try.
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