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Smoking with cherry question

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  1. bang

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    Can wild cherry be used with good results or should it be from a real cherry tree?
     
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    Can’t say for sure, only ever used black cherry here....
    Heartwood of wild cherry might be ok tho....?
    Hope someone has a definitive answer.
     
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    I've used wild cherry in my smoker with good results. You gotta do something with the cookies amiright!:rofl: :lol:

     
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    I use it all the time. It can be very strong though in a smoker that uses a lot of wood
     
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    I use it also... very good with turkey, sausage, burgers, ... well everything.
     
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    It can smolder if there isn't enough pieces in the fire and split small enough. Just don't let the fire run out with cherry burning.
    With a strong fire there is no excess smoke.
     
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    I used some this past weekend smoking chicken drumsticks and the results were great.
     
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    I have a good bit of wild cherry in my stacks I'll have to try some.
     
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