There are a lot of people who agree that hickory firewood is one of the best there is for burning. Hickory is even hotter burning than oak, maple and other popular hardwoods. That is why it is so popular for cooking due to the high amount of heat it gives off.
Hickory is also well known for its smoke flavor for smoking, and BBQ's. Hickory is the firewood of choice for a southern barbecue, it gives off a very strong flavor to meats and is used mostly to smoke pork shoulders and ribs. Like cherry, hickory firewood is the go to wood for cooking. It is our highest seller to restaurants around the Milwaukee area. If you are looking for some firewood to cook with, we suggest you use what the pro's use and purchase hickory firewood!
Hickory will produce around 29 million BTU's per cord.