Anyone use Ash wood for smoking? I'm in Ohio and this wood is readily available due to the ash worm.
Ash fir wood
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Did you mean ash-fir wood or ash for wood? (a little confused)
Anyway, if the the tree drops leaves in the winter, it should be fine...if semi-hard or hard wood. If it retains it's leaves/needles like fir, pine, cedar, they are a no-no for smoke wood or fuel, due to the pitch in the wood...these are the among the soft woods. Ash is a commonly used wood, according to the list found below.
Here's a link to a thread from Dutch that should help you decide:
No problem...happens all the time, and I'm probably one of the worst with my fumbling keyboard skills...ha-ha!
Yes, there is a lot of ash in NW OH. Has anyone used it. I read it has a light but distinctive flavor, I am curious as to what the 'distinctive' is. I find that hickory and mesquite have distinctive flavors, and I happen to like them. Will I like the distinctive in ash? Guess I'll just have to cut some up to see. I've used ash for years to help heat my house, the smoke from the chimney smells good, but I don't think I've ever used it to cook.
OOOOPS!!! Very good for that too!!!