i use mesquite and oak and have never pulled the bark of any of it, and ive yet to have any complaints on my cooking.. lol. u usually just buy a rick of mesquite for the summer and use what i have left over the oak from the winter time. I love pecan to though. cant find any apple or cherry here, would like to know how ribs would taste with it.
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