Kamado Joe smoking wood is naturally air dried which preserves the natural sugars in the wood imparting a sweeter, tastier flavor. Others kiln dry their smoking wood. While considerably faster, the added heat forces natural sugars from the wood resulting in compromised flavor. Kamado Joe making wood is available in a variety of exceptional flavors: Apple, Cherry, Hickory, Maple, Oak and Pecan.
Kiln dried apple wood chunks have a very mild, subtle, sweet, fruity flavor. This is ideal for poultry, beef, pork (especially ham), game birds, lamb and some seafood.