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Philly: Where to buy wood chips for a smoker?

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I'm looking to buy different kinds of wood chips for the new smoker I just got, but I can't figure out where to buy them in Philly. I'd prefer to stay in the Center City area, if possible. Also, I'm looking for a few varieties: Hickory, Mesquite, Oak, Apple, Pear, Pecan, etc.

Any help is appreciated!

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  1. You can probably get them at Sears or Walmart. I got my smoker at Sears but get my wood from a buddy who has hickory and apple trees.

    1. check out ace hardware, home depot, & lowes. There are some half decent prices on the internet. It is where you will also find the greatest amount of choices. Check out this smoking blog...a plethera of information for beginning smokers!!


      Something easy to start with, check out the fattie section...it's become an obsession of mine!!

      1. You might have to go online for this...here's a link.


        I have a stovetop smoker by Cameron and order all of my minced chips from them, but I think you must be talking about something bigger than a stovetop...which works great, by the way.

        1. Fair Food Farms in the Reading Terminal Market has been carrying them from one of their farmers!

          1. Most Home Depot's carry chunks in the BBQ equipment department

            1. I use these pellets in my Primo ceramic smoker. They are an inexpensive way to keep a lot of variety on-hand. If you decide to go this route, make sure you buy the cast iron pot to put the pellets in. It works a lot better than aluminum foil.


              1. There is a lot of great flavor out there, But you have to try this 3 months soaked Oak wood chips in "Award winning" Plum brandy.

                Its selling in 10 LB bulk for the price of one pack by Amazon.com
                Also by http://www.decorativegifts.net

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                1. re: domainsho

                  Linvilla Orchards in Media has fruit wood chunks (not chips) - I bought apple and peach awhile back

                2. They sell several varieties at Fair Food Farmstand in Reading Terminal.