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What can I do to make wood dust for cold smoking?

In order to cold smoke, you need a fine wood dust. I work with wood and have obtained, using a band saw, a very fine wood dust. The wood this dust comes from has been well seasoned. Is it OK to use ...
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What are the pros and cons of various woods used in wooden utensils?

Looking up wooden utensils on amazon, I've found bamboo, maple, olive wood and birch wood spoons/kitchen utensils. Is there any clear benefit to one wood over another for cooking utensils? Is one ...
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Oiling wood handles

I'm new to the cooking industry - yay for new pads - and I have a question about oiling wooden utensils (or wooden handles on pots, for that matter). The instructions state these should be oiled and ...
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My wooden cutting board bent. Is there a way to fix this? [duplicate]

I'm not sure about the humidity in the apartment, but I don't think this was a problem. However, the board took quite some water one day and slightly bent on the front and back (so it has a slight U ...
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Are there any differences between the commonly recommended types of woods for chopping boards?

I'm a bit overwhelmed by the number of options for the type of wood in a cutting board. I've tried searching Google with every combination of phrases that I could think of, and I don't feel like I've ...
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Olive wood cooking utensils: Seasoning, care, and maintenance?

I just got my dear one a nice olive wood ladle a week or so ago. It's sitting out still since I would like to know what steps I should take in regard to seasoning (first (few) time(s) of use), care ...
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How to clean a wooden cauldron lid?

I bought this the other day for making shabu shabu (샤부샤부) as well as for camping. The pot itself is made of cast iron which I know how to clean, but the lid is made of wood. The lid doesn't get very ...