FAQ – Using Pecan Wood

Q: I have some pecan I would like to smoke with, how long do you let it "season" b4 using it? A: Pecan is an excellent wood.. I like to let any wood season for a minimum of 6 months in the dry before using. This will still give you a lot of flavor while decreasing the creosote in the smoker.   Return from Using Pecan Wood to Home … [Read more...]

FAQ – How to Find Different Barbecue Woods like Apple, Plum, Peach, Pecan, Etc.

Q: Could you give me a good place to buy wood CHUNKS for smoking.I would like to try different types.Hickory and Mesquite is all I have found in chunks.Thanks A: I wish I had a good answer for you on that.. the best way I have been able to find the good flavored wood like apple, plum, cherry, etc. is to just find someone who needed a tree cut down and I would offer my services in exchange … [Read more...]

"Flavorite" Barbecue Woods

Barbecue woods that are used vary greatly depending on demographic location and other factors and variables. Two of the favorites from here in the Oklahoma area is hickory and mesquite. In Texas it is predominately mesquite. I have listed all of the popular types of wood below with a short description of each however I highly recommend that you do not take anyone's word for it … [Read more...]

Barbecue Supplies & Equipment

Barbecue supplies and equipment do not have to be top notch or expensive in order to smoke great meat! Amateur smokers sometimes feel they have to have the big stainless steel smokers and a big trailer to pull it on and all of the fancy gadgets and other miscellaneous barbecue supplies that go along with it to produce good smoked meat. The truth is... the smoker and all of … [Read more...]