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Help - Chestnut
I have read that Chestnut can be used for smoking. Has anyone here tried it ?
If so, please give me your opinion ASAP.
Thursday or Friday, I have to decide whether or not to cut down a Chestnut tree and whether to keep the wood for smoking or not.
Hardware : Cold smoker, Weber kettle copy, SFB stick burner, Weber Spirit E-310, Bullet
Most any three that bears a fruit or nut can be used for smoking, with the exception of walnut. Throw a small piece on the fire and smell it. Chestnut also makes some beautiful furniture if the pieces are big enough. It produces some of the finest burl available.
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Found chestnut here http://www.deejayssmokepit.net/Woods.htm Says has a sweet, nutty smoke and is good with most meats.
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Sounds like something you need to try and report back here. Good luck!
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