Napoleon Wood Chips
|Get the southwest flavor from these Mesquite Wood Chips. Native to the lower United States and Mexico, Mesquite is a leafy, hardwood tree that produces a sweet and strong flavored smoke that is perfect for red meats like beef, pork and it's also great with poultry.
This hardwood is from the sugar maple tree and is also known as hard maple. Smoking with Maple Wood Chips is much like smoking with other fruitwoods like cherry. It gives the food being smoked a sweet and subtle, balanced flavor that is excellent, especially for ham and bacon. Maple Wood Chips are also great for poultry, pork, salmon, arctic char and trout.
The bold flavor produced by smoke from Hickory Wood Chips is bold and often associated with southern barbecue.The leafy Hickory tree is a species found abundantly around the world. It is a hardwood and is fantastic for long smoking meats, especially pork and bacon.
The smoke from Cherry Wood Chips is tart and fruity. Cherry is a hardwood that is found all over the world. It has many different varieties with different properties. It has been bred for beauty, or to bear cherries. It is best when used for smoking red meats like venison and beef. It is fantastic with pork, and even poultry. It is great for smoking fruits and vegetables too.
|Apple trees are a semi-hardwood that is found throughout most of the world's temperate climates. Apple Wood Chips are prized in the culinary world for their pleasant scent and the sweet smoke that comes with using them. The flavor from smoking with Apple Wood Chips is very mild. The foods that benefit most from Apple Wood smoke are seafood, fish, and shellfish that benefit from the sweet treatment, like salmon. It is also fantastic with pork chops, tenderloin, and even veal. Apple Wood Chips are great for smoking fruits and vegetables too.
Soak the wood chips for at least 30 minutes before beginning. Remove the chips from the water and place them in the Napoleon Smoker Tube, then directly onto the sear plates of your gas grill, on your burning charcoal in the Apollo® 3 in 1 Charcoal Grill and Water Smoker, or into the integrated Smoker Tray in the Napoleon Prestige PRO™ Series PRO665 Gas Grill. Place the selected food onto the grill when your chips start to smoke. Avoid opening the lid of the grill while smoking to ensure the best, smoked flavor.