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Cooking wood and Smoking wood pellets

4th of July is coming up and we have a great selection of smoking wood pellets and cooking wood pellets.  They are easy to use and they pack a great punch when it comes to flavoring your meats, chicken, pork and grilled vegetables. Most people also enjoy grilling fruit like vegetables.  Try our smoking wood pellets today!
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Greenhouses for sale!

We are a great distributor of some fine greenhouses.  This will extend your growing season to year round. There are many crops we grow that we love cultivating year round. If you think about what you like to eat the most or maybe your ornamental plant, it can be growing year round. Having a greenhouse is a wonderful outdoor living space.


Pinion wood

Pinion wood (also spelled Pinyon wood, Pinon wood) is a great firewood for sale for your chiminea or outdoor fireplace. The is a unique firewood that originates in the southwest United States and is used a wonderful wood for smell. Most people know the smell in the air when they are in the Santa Fe area, but one reason it smells so well is because of the pinion wood being burned in fireplaces and stoves in the area.

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The nice thing about pinion wood for sale is that it is a long burning pine firewood. How long? Well, that can't be configured but compared to Ponderosa Pine, pinyon wood burns much longer. There is one type of pinion wood and it comes from the New Mexico mountains. In New Mexico firewood for sale, citizens heat their iron stove with pinion wood because there is so much of it growing there.  Another type of firewood is Ponderosa Pine firewood for sale and it grows heavier in Colorado. Ponderosa Pine is a very famous wood used exclusively in Colorado in the winters is a good wood. But, not as a hot burning as people would want. Pinion is a firewood for sale  that is long burning that has a amazing smell. It is the prime chiminea wood and is the main firewood used in this fashion.

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 Our pinion firewood has been stored indoors so it does not have rot and is not in bad condition. Also if someone ships you wood that has recently been rained on it will weigh more and you will get less wood. Pinion wood is not a smoking wood for food because it is from the gymnosperm family. This is the pine family and is horrible for cooking wood because of all the sap in pine wood.

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If you are looking for chiminea wood that are various options. Although pinion wood is the most famous firewood there are a couple others that people use. One is Shaggy Bark Juniper and another is Alligator juniper. Since Ponderosa Pine is so plentiful in states like Colorado, sometimes people use that in their chimineas, too. But, for the most part people stick with pinion wood because the purpose of it is as the number one chiminea wood.

Another plus about Pinion wood, is it burns long because the pinion tree is a dense strong tree. It is a much stronger firewood than Colorado's Ponderosa Pine firewood.  Pinion wood is also stronger than than pecan firewood, apricot firewood and apple wood. When you oder your Santa Fe pinion wood order, you will get a nicely prepared packaged and properly seasoned pinion wood.

The best wood for Smoking

When you choose a great smoking wood it is best to look for the correct wood to use with what you are going to be cooking.  There are various best wood for smoking options that may work well with one type of smoked food and a cooking wood that won't work well. So, first let's take a look at grilling and smoking fish.

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Fish is delicate so it is important to not use a smoking wood that is overbearing. The types of smoking wood that is not recommended for grilling fish is smoking woods like hickory wood and mesquite wood. For example, mesquite wood is so powerful it will overtake the flavor of the fish. It may be so intense that it may not be edible. Mesquite wood is a favored smoking wood in Texas and is used on nearly everything but fish. Hickory wood is another that is going to be too overbearing for grilling fish.  The types of smoking wood that should be considered are woods like Pecan smoking wood. Pecan wood is a great choice for fish because it is a light cooking wood and it will let the natural flavors of the fish come through.

Smoking wood combinations are another great way to cook well. Having two woods at the same time can increase and compliment your cooking. One great combination is mixing hickory wood with pecan wood. On some occasions it is advised to use 50% / 50% ratio and on some times it works best by changing that. Let's take smoking pork for example. I would not use such a high percentage of hickory wood because pork can be fairly delicate and too much hickory wood would really overdo it.  Pork like boston butt would call for a ratio of 25% hickory wood and 75% pecan wood.

Best wood for smoking

When you are looking for the best wood for smoking you need to consider what you will be cooking. Something to consider when picking out a smoking wood is if you are cooking meat only or also including vegetables and other meats or maybe a few chicken wings. With a variety of foods you need to use one amazing smoking wood and cooking wood or you'll need to use various smoking woods at different times of your cooking and smoking session.

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If you only want to focus on using the best wood for smoking  then a really good choice may be pecan smoking wood. Pecan wood is unique because it is not a overbearing and it is light. It's going to bring out the amazing flavors instead of giving the food overwhelming flavor. So you can grill vegetables to smoking BBQ pork ribs all at the same time and pecan smoking wood for sale will do a wonderful job with it. Another one wood option happens to be Persimmon cooking wood. Persimmon smoking wood is a very unique fruit smoking wood that makes it special. Persimmon wood actually is really nice with pork and it's better than apple wood. A famous best wood for smoking for the BBQ industry is hickory wood. Hickory smoking wood has a very interesting smell and gives a authentic flavor for all your meats. It's not just pork ribs that are used with hickory wood. Everything can be used with hickory cooking wood and one really great way is to use hickory wood for grilling burgers.  Anything that is on the grill for a very short time like fajitas can greatly be helped by using a smoking wood like hickory.  Mesquite wood is actually in the same situation.  Another interesting best wood for smoking that some chefs use is oak smoking wood. Oak firewood is also known as a swell heating firewood for the winter months. Oak smoking wood is also a good base firewood if you are going to be smoking for a long time. Using Oak wood as a base instead of charcoal. To do this, start a fire in your bbq smoker some Oak firewood and let it burns for awhile. When it burns down and the firewood for sale coals are red hot, then you can start placing your fruit smoking wood chunks on top the red coals. If you want your firewood chunks to smoke even more then soak them in water for 30 minutes before putting them on top of the red coals from the oak smoking wood coal base.

Smoking Wood

Smoking wood for sale is a very important part of cooking. Whether you are going to be smoking bbq ribs, chicken or even grilling a few vegetables, it is very important you choose the right smoking wood for your application.  Are you a vegan?  Then don't be discouraged - this is not just about smoking meats and pork. All your vegan dishes can be greatly enhanced over wood fired cooking.

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In our opinion that are definitely some different smoking woods for sale that work better than others in certain cooking. In your BBQ smoker, if you are smoking some nice pork ribs, you may really like the 50% hickory smoking wood with the 50% pecan smoking wood. The hickory wood gives you that nice authentic flavor and the pecan smoking wood helps the meat fall off the bone. If we were to choose one smoking wood that exceeded all the others it would be pecan smoking wood. It is a light nut wood and seriously brings out all the flavoring in your cooked and smoked food. Pecan wood is not overbearing like smoking woods like mesquite. Mesquite smoking wood has ability to completely overpower and dominate foods to where it is so intense we have had to throw away the meat we used with mesquite. If you re looking forward to smoking some great meats, be very careful with the mesquite smoking wood.


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There are many smoking wood options you can choose when it comes to finding a great cooking wood for your tastes.  One of the most popular nation smoking wood favorites is Hickory smoking wood. Hickory smoking wood can be used in various different cooking ways. It's a great smoking wood for sale when it comes to pork bbq ribs. Hickory smoking wood for sale is also great for brisket.  There are some part of the United States that do not have hickory trees growing nearby and hickory smoking wood seems to be more popular in those areas. Another great smoking wood is Pecan smoking wood for sale. Pecan smoking wood also goes well with hickory wood if smoking and grilling ribs are your prime cooking choice. Pecan wood tends to tenderize the meat more than hickory wood does but when you combine the two cooking woods you create a powerful smoking wood combination.  Another way to use smoking wood is by using cooking wood pellets. Smoking wood pellets come in many different cooking flavors like pecan, hickory wood, mesquite wood, maple wood, alder wood and more. To check our inventory click here:  Smoking wood  Another way to enjoy cooking woods and smoking woods for sale is to use wood chips. 

Smoking Wood for sale

 Smoking wood for sale is the specialty at Upchurch Smoking Wood and Cooking Supply. We have a very wide selection of cooking wood for sale and smoking wood for sale. Firstly, is to decide what it is you are going to be cooking and smoking. If you are going to be cooking a lot of different meats and foods then one of the best smoking wood for sale is pecan smoking wood. It is not overbearing and will cook a wide selection of food well.

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If you are needing a smoking wood for sale for a particular meat then there are various options to pair your smoking wood for sale with the correct smoking wood.  If you are wanting to have moist meat where it comes close to falling off the bone, then pecan smoking wood for sale is a good option. If you are wanting that BBQ flavoring then hickory smoking wood for sale is the best option. If you are going to be cokoing and smoking a lot of different foods at the same time then use a fruit smoking wood because it will be light and to overbear your meats and vegetables.

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