Wood for good smoke

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by thomasyoung, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. Hey everyone,
    I'm not sure if anybody here has tried this. There has to be a few maybe?? What I use from time to time are the shells from all the peanuts that I eat. I just save them in a container and when I want to use some of them I just soak them in water, or water with apple juice, apple cider vinegar and water. Either way it make a real nice smoke and brings a hint of peanut flavor into the meat I'm cooking.
    Thomas [​IMG]
  2. bman62526

    bman62526 Smoking Fanatic

    That's a great idea! What meats or dishes does this flavor compliment most?
  3. I've tried it on both Chicken and pork loin chops and it gave a nice and different flavor. Haven't tried it on beef as of yet. I will once my smoker gets built! Hope you enjoy it. I was also thinking that I should also save the other shells from nuts too! I'm thinking like Cashew Chicken! Pecan Beef Roast??
    Hmmmm making this Bear Hungry!!
  4. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I have personally not heard of using peanut shells but it doesn't suprise me hear you learn an awful lot of things. Thanks for the info

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