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Moldy wood ok?

Bought some pecan chunks today in a plastic bag. Unfortunately I didn't notice it was moldy. Ok to use? When I split it open, it appears to just be moldy on the outside. The place I bought it is far from home so returning it isn't really possible. Thank you.

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  • SMITTYtheSMOKERSMITTYtheSMOKER Posts: 2,639

    Sorta funky if you ask me.  I might take a hatchet to them and try salvage some of the internal wood if I had to use something?  I think I would pass.

    I tend to think good food and work backwards...not moldy wood and work the other way.

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 14,714
    I would put it out in the sun, keep it dry with plenty of airflow. See what happens.

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • It's fine. Dried and dead within a few minutes.
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 16,023
    I picked up a few logs of mesquite from a restaurant that had a little mold. Figuring I'll Mapp torch the mold and cut it up.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Because it's dangerous?

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  • busmaniabusmania Posts: 413
    henapple said:
    I picked up a few logs of mesquite from a restaurant that had a little mold. Figuring I'll Mapp torch the mold and cut it up.

    Yeah I thought about just torching the wood with my weed burner torch. It's just on the outside of the wood. I'll let it dry and then go from there.
  • Just throw it in the grill and stop worrying.

    What exactly is the concern here?
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 14,714
    Just throw it in the grill and stop worrying. 
    Good point. Worrying does get old!!!

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • People are cooking high fat food over carcinogenic fuel, eating portions five times the RDA, and asking "is it safe if I use lighter fluid?"
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  • busmaniabusmania Posts: 413
    Good points y'all. I am cooking for others otherwise I wouldn't have thought twice about it. I live in a very dry and non moldy place so I don't have much mold experience.
  • Brush off the obvious stuff.

    Toss the rest in with the lump and light.

    When the grill is to temperature, it will be fine

    I'd say there's only a 30% chance you will kill anyone n
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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 10,206
    3 n 10 chance not bad!!!

    Just playin Seneca :D

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