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Aug 22, 2009 09:09 PM

Liquid smoke?

I'm new to cooking and I want to try to make some pulled pork and the recipe calls for liquid smoke.

Where do you find liquid smoke (I live in Laval-Chomedey)? Can you find it at the supermarket or do you need a special food store? What section do you usually find that in?

Any brand I should look for?

Also, what's the name for it in french?

Thanks! =)

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    1. You can find liquid smoke in just about any super market I've ever visited. It's often with the seasonings. The brand I currently have on hand is "Figaro", but there are lots of other brands to choose from. The only difference I've found from one brand to another is whether it's hickory smoke or some other wood. I prefer hickory smoke, especially for pork, but if I can't find it I usually pick up what ever is available. All liquid smoke is made using the same process so, except for the type of wood used, you won't find enough difference to be concerned about.
      Liquid smoke, in french, is "fumée liquide".

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      1. If you can't find it, smoked paprika might be a good substitute.

        1. i don't use liquid smoke. i just don't like it. smoke the meat not the sauce.

          1. In the United States, you will find it in the same aisle as the hot sauces, ketchup, and worcestershire sauce. I don't know about France. Maybe French grocery stores have a different arrangement. Good luck!

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            1. re: gfr1111

              gfr1111: France? I live in Quebec =)

              I finally found some after 3 supermarkets! Tried the sauce recipe I found and it turned out really great. The pork shoulder I tried was a bit bland, but that was probably because I didnt have time to let the rub penetrate the meat for hours.

              1. re: Werzoth

                Which brand did you find in Quebec?

                1. re: FoodFuser

                  FoodFuser: Woodland - Natural Hickory Liquid Smoke (at Loblaws)

                  1. re: Werzoth

                    Thanks. I was curious if USA major brands of Colgin's or Wright's were sold in Canada.