[Sca-cooks] Smoked Meats in Northern Europe

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Fri Oct 6 20:17:08 PDT 2006

There are European maples (members of genus Acer), but no sugar maples. 
Hickory is the only one of these trees strictly of North American origin. 
For the rest, while the genus may be found in the Northern Temperate Zone, 
the species may difer between continents.


> My choices (although they may not all be in stock when I go in
> to do this) are:  maple, poplar, alder, hickory, oak and cherry.
>            I am pretty sure maples are New World only, and I know
> cherries were a part of the Norse diet.  Obviously oak was around, but
> I'm not sure about poplar, alder, or hickory.
>            Thanks for being such a vast wealth of knowledge!
>            Christianna

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