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Using Wood Chunks and Chips When Barbecuing

Hickory Wood Chunk BagNearly everyone enjoys the taste of food cooked on the grill and by utilizing wood chips or chunks, you can boost the natural flavor of cooking food over an open flame.

Whether you make use of a charcoal or gas grill, flavors can be added in by making use of wood chunks or chips through the cooking process. Essentially, you have two options when using them. The one you choose will be determined by the quantity of the smoke flavor you would like to introduce in your food.

Why Is Wood Best For Grilling?

Since the days of caveman cooking, wood has been the most popular source of fuel for outdoor cooking and grilling. When cavemen were living, they found wood quite abundant which is likely why they used it for fires.

However, today it’s also used most often because it’s inexpensive and can effectively and safely help people cook their food.