pepper wood????

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by 92yj, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. 92yj

    92yj Newbie

    my parents have a pepper corn tree and cut some logs off of it. so i was wondering if i can use this wood????????????????????? i was wondering if it would add a nice peppery flavor? so whats the rule for wood whats good to use and what to stay away from.
     
  2. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Better do a Google search and report back.....
     
  3. supervman

    supervman Smoking Fanatic

    Seriously?
    You can grow Peppercorns in the States?
    If so, your Parents MUST live in a HOT area.
    That's wild man.
    I suppose - if it doesn't give off toxic smoke - which I wouldn't expect, it'd be great flavor !

    Good Luck
    SKOL
    V
     
  4. 92yj

    92yj Newbie

    we are in ca and they are allover here, they are red pepper corn trees. they are mostly ornamental.
     
  5. rickandtaz

    rickandtaz Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    I don't know if this is the tree you are asking about but, if it's a Brazilian Pepper then do NOT put it in a smoker. The sap is like poision ivy to some people. We have them all over my area of Florida, we are trying to get rid of them. Here's a link with a better explanation.


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazilian_pepper
     
  6. 92yj

    92yj Newbie

    thanks that's the tree. mine is a lot bigger
     
  7. white cloud

    white cloud Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    You may of just saved a life. Rickandtaz Good Job
     
  8. stooky

    stooky Newbie

    Glad I checked here first.  Was about to give it a try
     

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