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Old 02-04-2013, 10:25 PM   #8
martyleach
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Chicken doesn't want much smoke and it should be a mild wood. Apple or grapevine would be great.
Ribs can take a bigger wood such as Oak or Hickory. Mesquite has such a strong smoke flavor that you have to be quite experienced to use it. It can make food uneatable(it that a word?).

I like chicken in Apple, ribs in a combo of apple and hickory. Just don't overdo it.
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