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Pecan wood.......Good or Bad

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Corey 78K5, Oct 14, 2006.

  1. Corey 78K5

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    For BBQ'ing that is. I have a big ass pecan tree on my property and I gathered up some limbs that have fallen off of it and was wondering if it would be good for using on the grill.
     
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    We use it. It burns fast, but is fine otherwise.
     
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    Never heard of a donkey nut tree before. :screwy: :screwy: :screwy:
     
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    Cool. I don't use it for smoking. I usually just toss some wood on the charcoal when I'm grilling steaks for a little extra flavor. I'm not into that whole smoked meat thing that is popular here in Okla......
     
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    Go lick donkey nut's.................
     
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    Works well for that. You might want to soak it in water for a little while before you throw it on the grill. Helps it smoke well for longer.
     
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    but damn its good
    you should have some of John's wifes smoked brisket
    dayum good stuff!!!!!!!!!
     
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    All the smoked brisket I have ever had gave Me heart burn. I don't know if it's for the type of wood that was used or what. Maybe the wood was to acidic or something. Besides I like it better with lots of sauce.
     
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    What about soaking them in beer instead?
     
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    Man Law says that You can not waste beer. Get with the program slick.......
     
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    Buy cheap beer, like Schaefers Light, and save money for the good stuff.
     
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    :confused: :confused: :confused:
     
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    Yeah, for tightasses like you. :rolleyes:

    I'd rather savor the aroma and moisture of beer in the food and still drink some, if theres some left over. :doah:
     
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    Heathens all of you. It's Jack Daniels in the marinade that does the trick........
     
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    better yet, buy decent beer, and piss in the bottles after you've drank it all. it'll taste about the same as the cheap beer.
     
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    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    Are you Japanese? :D
     
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    Recycled beer as we call it here.......:doah: :tongue1:
     
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    Now I know why I stay away from Kansas:crazy:
     
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    Aside from the Man Law violation, I don't know what difference it would make. I soak chunks of wood in water so that they will smoke longer and not just burn. I guess that beer would have the same effect, but I have no idea if it would change the taste.
     
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