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Offline BBQ_Ben

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Smoking fruit?
« on: December 18, 2018, 09:38:25 am »
Was at a swanky restaurant in Seattle and one of the dishes had smoked cherries in the mix.  It was a bit strong for that dish, but I thought that might be great for cocktails!

So I'm wondering - has anyone smoked fruit?  Cold smoke?  Hot Smoke?  How long?  What are the parameters?


Offline watchdog56

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Re: Smoking fruit?
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2018, 05:30:24 am »
I have tried apple-no good although i did not let it sit like you do cheese. Maybe after a few weeks it might have got better but threw it out.

Offline Habanero Smoker

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Re: Smoking fruit?
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2018, 01:34:29 pm »
Fruit is very tricky to smoke without over doing it. Most likely that restaurant used a smoking gun to add a smoke flavor to the cherries. For small amounts I use a smoke gun. The only success I've had with smoking fruit in the Bradley was pineapple rings. I smoked them for 15 minutes; just using the heat from the generator. Then glazed them with warm maple syrup, and immediately finished them on the grill.