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Old 04-02-2008, 05:32 PM   #1
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babybacks..apple cherry or hickory

just got hold of some apple and cherry wood and want to try it on some baby backs...... which one would you suggest or maybe a mixture?
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Old 04-02-2008, 05:47 PM   #2
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Never used any apple or cherry but I bet either one would be good. I use pecan on ribs. Sorry not much help.
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Old 04-02-2008, 05:57 PM   #3
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I've been using more and more cherry lately. Gives a nice color.
Try mixing them up.
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I like to use Apple and Cherry with a little Oak thrown in for good measure, Apple and Cherry in about equal amounts and about 1/2 as much Oak as either the Apple or the Cherry.

So if I put on 2 chunks of Apple and 2 of Cherry I put 1 chunk of Oak.
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Old 04-02-2008, 08:13 PM   #6
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Apple and hickory.
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Let us know what you decided and how it turned out!

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I smoke everything but fish with equal parts cherry apple and hickory. The fruit woods are very mild and rarely overpower pork or chicken.

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