Originally Posted by V-wiz
The first time i ever smoked was a tri tip with mesquite, lets just say i used alot of it, maybe 6 or 7 golfball to baseball sized chunks. It was very smoky but it was awesome. Next day i had left over which i had stored in a glass container, as soon as i opened the lid the mesquite kicked me in the face..... I love mesquite on beef, but vegetables taste like gasoline.
I have not cooked tri-tip on Mesquite -- I actually have never cooked tri tip. I have eaten tri-tip several times, and I can imagine tri-tip being a good choice for cooking over mesquite. The meat has a bold flavor, and you cook it hot and fast. I would love to taste some of that.