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Maple Grilling Sheets or Papers
6 Pack
7 x 7 inch Maple
Price: $12.49 Sale Price: $9.99
Cherry Grilling Sheets or Papers
6 Pack
7 x 7 inch Cherry
Price: $12.49 Sale Price: $9.99
Mesquite Wood Smoking Chips 160 Cu. Inches
160 Cubic Inches
Or about 1.75 pounds
Price: $7.99 Sale Price: $5.25
Hickory Wood Smoking Chips 160 Cu. Inches
160 Cubic Inches
or about 1.75 pounds
Price: $7.99 Sale Price: $5.25
Merlot Wine Soaked Wood Smoking Chips
Natural Oak Wood Chips
Price: $9.99 Sale Price: $8.99
Maple Wood Chips for Smoking
All natural
143 Cubic Inches
Price: $12.99 Sale Price: $10.99
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Alder Wood Smoking Chips
192 Cubic Inches
About 1.25 pounds
Price: $8.50 Sale Price: $5.75
Apple Wood Smoking Chips 160 Cu. Inches
160 Cubic Inches
About 1.75 pounds
Price: $8.50 Sale Price: $5.75
Cherry Wood Smoking Chips
192 Cubic Inches
About 1.75 pounds
Price: $8.50 Sale Price: $5.75
Pecan Wood Smoking Chips
192 Cubic Inches
About 2 pounds
Price: $8.50 Sale Price: $5.75
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Wood chips for smoking and grilling food adds real fired taste to your grilled foods. Just like adding spices to your food different wood chips add different flavors. On this page you will find a handy list of what type of wood chips to use with different foods as a good staring point.

When using a smoker box on a grill it is not necessary to soak wood chips before use. Soaking wood chips allows them to burn slower, if you are cooking a steak (for example) you will not need the extra time that soaking the chips provides.

This is a basic list of the types of smoking woods and what they are primarily used for.

When using a smoker box on a grill it is not necessary to soak wood chips before use. Soaking wood chips allows them to burn slower, if you are cooking a steak (for example) you will not need the extra time that soaking the chips provides.


This is just a basic flavor guide; you will notice a trend in this chart however. The lighter the meat type the milder the smoke flavor used. This shouldn’t prevent you from trying for example Mesquite with chicken, just start with a lot less wood chips than you would use normally.


Wood Type - Smoke Flavor - Best Uses

Alder - (mild) - Seafood and Pork

Fruit Woods (Apple, Cherry, Etc.) - (mild) - Poultry, Veal and Pork

Maple - (strong) - Beef, Pork, and Poultry

Hickory - (strong) - Beef, Pork, and Poultry

Mesquite - (strong) - Beef, Duck, and Lamb Oak - (strong) - Beef and Ham

Wood Chips VS. Wood Chunks: Wood chips are primarily used in smoker boxes they are smaller so the will not burn as long. While wood chunks are used in a full-fledged smoker. You can cut down wood chunks for use in your smoker box.

When using a smoker box for the first time I suggest starting by covering about 1/4 of the bottom with the wood chips of your choice. Then spread them around the entire box. If you desire a stronger smoke flavor fill the box 1/2 way the next time you use it and so on.