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Sarsaparilla

Post by shipyardbecue » September 27th, 2012, 2:56 pm

Any one ever you sarsaparilla? a friend of mine dropped of a bunch of logs from a tree they cut down... I am a hickory man so I really don't know what to expect? thoughts?



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Re: Sarsaparilla

Post by SmokinFF » September 27th, 2012, 3:16 pm

Never heard of anyone smokin with it. But if you decide to bottle some up, i'll have a sample. I loved drinking it as a kid.



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Re: Sarsaparilla

Post by SoloQue » September 27th, 2012, 3:31 pm

I'm thinking sassafrass roots make tasty tea but I have never personally seen anyone smoking with it. All the carcinogens talk about the tea makes me wonder but man I am thinking that would it smell awesome with pork IMO. Just don't get your leaves mixed up and smoke with muleberry :D


If it can't be smoked .... try frying it. It that don't work, it's probably best just left alone

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Post by SoloQue » September 27th, 2012, 3:32 pm

SoloQue wrote:I'm thinking sassafrass roots make tasty tea but I have never personally seen anyone smoking with it. All the carcinogens talk about the tea makes me wonder but man I am thinking that it would smell awesome with pork IMO. Just don't get your leaves mixed up and smoke with muleberry :D


If it can't be smoked .... try frying it. It that don't work, it's probably best just left alone

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Re: Sarsaparilla

Post by SoloQue » September 27th, 2012, 3:34 pm

One final thought, I'm thinking that is gonna be a HEAVY flavor so I'd go light handed if ya try it.


If it can't be smoked .... try frying it. It that don't work, it's probably best just left alone

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Re: Sarsaparilla

Post by shipyardbecue » October 1st, 2012, 10:21 am

my bad.. it is sassafras wood, not sarsaparilla... I had a brain fart!



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Post by The Czar » October 1st, 2012, 10:49 am

Ha ha.....

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Re: Sarsaparilla

Post by Tamichi » June 23rd, 2013, 11:10 am

sorry for replying to an old thread but i want to clear something up.

sassafras doesnt really contain any carcinogens. What it does contain is Safrole. The DEA/FDA does not like people ingesting Safrole due to its compunds so they claim its a carcinogen. research it for yourself. if it wasnt for the DEA/FDA poking there ugly heads in everything; we would be able to drink REAL sasspirilla

i like to use it when i want to impart a light rootbeer flavor. it also grows EVERYWHERE in these parts so its hard not to use it



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