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Unread 07-25-2013, 05:44 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by IamMadMan View Post
Like other citrus woods, orange wood produces a tangy, citrus smoke. Like any other good wood, too much will over-power the flavor of the meat.

Orange gives food a golden color and produces a nice mild smoky flavor with a slight hint of fruitiness.

great with Poultry, Fish, Game, and yes.... Pork..
Originally Posted by stumpknocker21 View Post
I appreciate the input, yes i was referring to the wood from an orange tree, however ive cooked with apple, peach, and cherry but never got any "hint" of fruitiness, usually i find that the fruit trees produce a really mild smoke flavor which you are describing, but i think i will give it a try and give the good ol pecan a rest for a cook just to see what this is all about.
Smoke from wood is like wine, Merlot is made from grapes but gives a hint of plums, blackberries, and cocoa which none are present in the wine.
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