Apple Cooking Wood

Apple Grilling & Smoking BBQ Cooking Wood - Raleigh & Wake ForestApple Wood gives meat a sweet fruity taste and a mildly smoky flavor. It is most commonly used with chicken and pork, but is great for all meats. Apple wood mixes well with Cherry, Oak, and with Hickory if you want a strong smokey flavor.

Apple is mild enough for flavoring a turkey or ham. It usually turns lighter meats dark-brown and gives skin a sweet fruity flavor.


Identifying an Apple Tree

  • Apple Trees grow in open sunny spots, generally between 10′ – 20′.
  • With gray scaly bark and coarse oval leaves up to 3/4″ across.
  • They produce pink or white blossoms in the Spring, apples in the late Summer, early Fall.