I have this wild cherry that has been down for a couple years. It is not rotten but it is blackened on the ends from the weather and has a few soft spots where ants have gotten into it. OK to use it for smoking?

All seasoned woods tend to turn a dark color on the ends. If the areas where the insects have eaten are airy and spongy, then do away with them. [...]

I have this wild cherry that has been down for a couple years. It is not rotten but it is blackened on the ends from the weather and has a few soft spots where ants have gotten into it. OK to use it for smoking?2020-10-23T17:18:50+00:00

How can I tell the difference between hardwoods?

I just got a load of mixed hardwood. It all looks the same. The bark on the hickory looks smoother than the oak but I can’t visually tell the [...]

How can I tell the difference between hardwoods?2020-10-23T17:06:53+00:00

Where can I find woods suitable for barbecue?

Most barbecue wood is purchased from firewood dealers, but make sure that you let your relatives, friends, neighbors and co-workers know that you are always looking for fruit woods [...]

Where can I find woods suitable for barbecue?2020-10-23T17:03:06+00:00

What kinds of wood are suitable for smoking?

The traditional woods for smoking are HICKORY and OAK. Here is a list of suitable wood for smoking: ACACIA – these trees are in the same family as mesquite. [...]

What kinds of wood are suitable for smoking?2020-10-23T17:02:01+00:00

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