Pellet smoking is a method of barbecuing that utilizes the igniting of pellets and fans to distribute heat and infuses foods with flavors similar to an outdoor convection oven. We prefer our no-filler added pecan pellets to infuse our food with incredible flavor.
Yes, absolutely! Our smoking pecan pellets can be used in a variety of grills and smokers.
Can I use pellets in a gas or charcoal grill?
We recommend adding pellet smoke into your gas or charcoal grills for great flavor! If using a charcoal grill, you may add pellets on top of hot charcoals to add a smokey flavor to your meats. If using a gas grill use a smoking pellet tube/box.
What makes Smokin' Pecan Pellets stand out above other pecan wood pellets and other hard wood pellet blends?
Smokin' Pecan Pellets are 100% pecan shells- no fillers, oils, binders and no hard woods! We process our pellets in small batch quantities to ensure top quality of all our pellets. Pecan shells burn slower and better than all hardwoods. We never destroy any trees that take many years to grow. We use every part of the pecan nut; never producing any excess waste making our pellets a sustainable and renewable source of energy. And the cherry on top is our pellets provide incredible flavor to the food you make!
Are there any woods or fillers in the pellets?
No, our pellets are always only made with pecan shells.
How are Smoking' Pecan Pellets flavored?
Our pellets are flavored by pecan trees! We never add any supplemental flavors because we don't need it.
What kinds of meats, seafoods or vegetables get the best flavor from Smokin' Pecan Pellets?
We may be biased but we believe our pellets cook anything from a brisket to a smoked pizza, salmon to asparagus, wild game to marinated portobello mushrooms and everything in between with superior taste! Be sure to snap a pic of your food and tag Smokin' Pecan!
What causes the difference in color between my Smokin' Pecan Pellets?
Mother Nature. There is such a wide variety of pecan trees, regions producing pecans and different growing practices that may cause the pellets to be different in color. Rest assured, the color of your pellets will never compromise flavor or affect the burn capacity. We also produce our pellets in small batches to ensure top quality that may affect pellet color.
Fun Fact: There are over 500 different varieties of pecan trees!
What is the burn rate of Smokin' Pecan Pellets?
We estimate our pellets to burn .5 lb an hour on a smoking or low heat (200-350°) and 2.5 lbs an hour on higher temperatures (450° or higher) on most pellet grills. Our pellets burn hotter and longer than most pellets on the market. Reference your pellet grill owners manual for more information about your grill.
How often should I clean the burn pot?
Our pellets have a low ash content but we still recommend you clean your burn pot after every 1-2 uses.
Do Smokin' Pecan Pellets contain gluten?
No, our pellets are naturally gluten free and do not contain any wheat starches. Consult with a medical professional prior to using our pellets.
Are Smokin' Pecan Pellets nut free?
Although our pellets are only meant to be used for cooking purposes we advise you to consult with a medical professional prior to using our pellets if nut allergies are a concern.
Can I use Smokin' Pecan Pellets in a pellet heater?
Yes, the longer burn time will be great for a pellet heater but we never recommend using heater pellets in your bbq grills or any other methods of cooking.
I am allergic to Pecans. Should I use your Pecan Shell Pellets?
Unfortunately, we are unable to answer your question. Out of an abundance of caution, we recommend asking an allergist or medical provider concerning the your specific allergies. Our pellets are made with pecan shells which are in contact with the pecan meat prior to becoming pellets. The severity of your allergies may influence if you can/should use our product.
California Prop 65 Statement:
WARNING: Burning wood pellets results in the emission of carbon monoxide, soot and other combustion byproducts that are known by the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects or reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Are Smokin' Pecan Pellets sustainable and renewable?
Yes, we like to consider our pellets as one of the most sustainable and renewable pellets on the market. Smokin' Pecan Pellets never use any woods but instead uses the shells from the pecans the pecan trees produce naturally every year.
WE NEVER CUT A TREE DOWN TO PRODUCE OUR PELLETS!
Where does the pecan shell come from?
Pecan trees are produced from South Carolina to Arizona and as far as Mexico which gives us many options when sourcing pecans. Most of the shell used to make Smokin' Pecan Pellets comes from our pecan shelling plant less than one mile down the road from out pellet making facility.
What can I do with the ash created?
We recommend repurposing the ash for amending soil, composting, pest deterrent etc. Be sure to allow the ash to cool before handling.
Is the packaging recyclable?
Yes, we highly encourage you to recycle our pellet box and shipping box as a part of our focus on eco-conscious practices.
Can I get Smokin' Pecan Pellets shipped directly to my house?
Yes, we offer direct to consumer shipping in the continental US for a flat rate per bag. We also offer local pick up option in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.
How do I get in touch about an issue with my order?
Who do I get in touch with about bulk ordering smoking pellets?