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Candy Sue
11-02-2010, 03:58 PM
Wood -- Intensity -- Description -- Food it works with

Alder -- mild -- Sweet musky flavor of NW Smoked Salmon -- Salmon, fish pork, poultry

*Apple -- strong -- Strongest of the fruitwoods with sweet fruity smoke -- Beef, pork, ham, poutry, game

*Black Walnut -- very strong -- Intense smoke like 10x hickory, can be bitter -- Steak, beef, pork, game, venison

*Cherry -- mild -- Sweet fruity smoke gives a rosy tint to light meats, good smoke ring -- Beef, pork, poultry, fish, game

*Hickory -- strong -- The classic smoke flavor most commonly used -- Beef, pork, poultry, fish, game

Jack Daniel's -- strong -- Sweet smoke with aromatic tang, good on red meats -- Beef, pork, game

*Mesquite -- strong -- Spicy, very distinctive smoke of SW cooking -- beef, pork, poultry, fish, game

Mulberry -- mild -- Sweet, tangy, blackberry-like smoke flavor -- pork, ham, poultry, game birds

*Oak -- mild -- Gives food a wonderful smoked color without a strong aftertaste -- beef, pork, poultry, fish, game

Orange -- mild -- Tangy citrus smoke, gives food a golden color -- pork, poultry, fish, game birds, cheese

*Pecan -- mild -- hickory's milder sweeter cousin -- beef, pork, poultry, fish, game

*Sugar maple -- mild -- very mild, a light sweet smoke -- pork, ham, poultry, turkey, cheese, game birds

Sassafras -- mild -- musky sweet smoke with a root beer aftertaste -- beef, pork, poultry, game birds

Savory herb -- strong -- zesty and robust flavors of Italian herbs -- lamb, pork, poultry

*This flavor available in blended pellet grill fuel also!

Only in 10 lb. bags -- Peach -- mild -- sweet, nutting smoke flavor -- beef, pork, poultry, fish, game

Big Poppa
11-04-2010, 11:13 AM
boy that chart would look good at another place you hang out!