Originally Posted by cholloway
They contend that a higher moisture level (30% and higher) in wood makes for better smoking. That sounds more like smoldering to me.
Am I wrong or is 30% moisture level considered "seasoned" wood?
20% moisture or less is seasoned wood, the good news is that in about 4 weeks the moisture content of both the hickory and the maple will be at or below 20%, if stored in a warm dry place.