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Pecan Wood?

HossHoss Posts: 14,600
edited 11:06PM in EggHead Forum
Last nite's storm blew the neighbor lady's Big pecan tree down.We're gonna clean it up for her.Whay is the best meat to use pecan on?Looks like I may have a lifetime supply! :unsure:

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  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    Any meat. Pecan is awesome.
  • SlotmercenarySlotmercenary Posts: 1,071
    greetings,
    Poultry of any kind and also fish is good with pecan wood. it gives that beautiful color also.

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    that stuff is like gold so hold on to it or supplement
    your eggcessories by trading it and bartering.
  • FrankCFrankC Posts: 414
    Pecan is great with just about anything. I still have some left from when I lived in Arizona. You should have seen the mover's face when asked what was making those boxes so heavy! I'm going to miss it when I run out.
  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,347
    you do know don't you that it is going to have to dry at least for a year minimum before using if that tree had been alive. BTW I love pecan and buy it by the bags you lucky dude!
    L, M, S, &  Mini
    And oh yes...also a 17" BlackStone gas fired griddle! 
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
    Re- gasketing AMERICA one yard at a time!
  • Pecan is one of my favorites for smoking just about anything. We use it almost exclusivly if cooking on a big offset (maybe mixed with a little hickory sometimes) and have had great luck with it.

    Let it dry and enjoy it.

    TC
  • As others have said, pecan is possibly the best all round smoking wood.

    You just have to change the quantity used - from not much for salmon, a normal amount for pork and chicken and throw in some extra wood for beef.

    Make sure you allow at lest six months for the wood to season - but 12 months is better.
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