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StuartG

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Smoked chook!
« on: August 10, 2018, 03:12:06 AM »
Looking to smoke a couple of chickens this weekend. In terms of wood I have the following

Pear chunks
Apple chunks
Cherry chunks
And chips, itís Maple then Hickory.

Any tips on which to try out first?



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HoosierKettle

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Re: Smoked chook!
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2018, 09:46:41 AM »
Those all sound good. I like apple and cherry. Never tried maple or pear.


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qrczak1

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Re: Smoked chook!
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2018, 11:49:29 PM »
I would go for pear as it's IMHO the best wood for chicken. It gives nice colour and taste. However, I'm adding only a very small piece as chicken meat tends to absorb the smoke very easy.