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Old 05-03-2010, 11:03 PM   #1
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One of my professors just finished a research project on Mexican Plum and has cut them down and told me i could have them. Wondering if anybody has used it.
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Old 05-04-2010, 12:13 AM   #2
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I have used plum for a handful of smokes with pork ribs and spatchcock chicken. It had a nice flavor similar to apple. I'm guessing most plum varieties will have a great flavor so you have a nice score there. If there are green branches you might try giving them a try before they dry out as green fruit wood often gives spectacular results.
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Old 05-04-2010, 12:25 AM   #3
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I have used it in the past and have enjoyed it. Take it, especially if it is free plum.
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Oh, plum is great to smoke meats with! It's very mild, the mildest of all the fruit woods. Easy to split, well behaved in a fire -- you're going to love it! I grab plum wood whenever I can!

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I was just given some plum wood yesterday. I plan on trying it with smoked cheese this weekend.
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