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The Cells of a Cross Cut Grilling Plank

Our Planks are a Cut Above!

The trunk of a tree is made up of long tubular cells that go from the roots to the branches, carrying water and nutrients to all parts of the tree. The distinctive flavors of each wood species are contained in these cells. Cross cut planks slice across these cells and as a result absorb liquids much faster than a normal lumber cut plank while slowly releasing the wood flavors passing through the cells into the food as it cooks on the grill or broils in the oven. Cross cut planks capture each tree’s unique flavor by utilizing all of the tree’s cells.

There are different flavors in one cross cut plank:

Heartwood is in the center of the tree and captures an aged flavor.
Sapwood is between the center and inner-bark, is lighter in colour and is sweeter than the wood flavor.
Inner-bark and outer-bark have the most natural flavor of the tree.

Cross Cut Grilling Planks in PDQ display

Features and Benefits

  • Preserves the nutrients within your food
  • 100% organic and pesticide free - safe for use on your grill
  • Captures each tree’s unique flavour by utilizing all of the tree’s cells
  • Absorbs liquids much faster than lumber cut planks
  • Available in Platter (6" x 12") and Single Serving (5" x 7") sizes

Northern White Cedar Platter Sized Plank by Montana Grills Northern White Cedar Serving Sized Plank by Montana Grills

Northern White Cedar

Provides a somewhat smoky and aromatic flavor to your food. Best used for fish, also a good match for poultry and vegetables.

Sugar Maple Platter Sized Plank by Montana Grills Sugar Maple Serving Sized Plank by Montana Grills

Sugar Maple

Provides a mild, smoky and somewhat sweet flavor to your food. Best used with pork, poultry and vegetables.

Black Cherry Platter Sized Plank by Montana Grills Black Cherry Serving Sized Plank by Montana Grills

Black Cherry

Provides a subtle sweet, fruity flavor to your food. Can be used with many kinds of meat, such as pork, poultry and fish.

Northern Beechnut Platter Sized Plank by Montana Grills Northern Beechnut Serving Sized Plank by Montana Grills

Northern Beechnut

Provides a delicate, mild flavor to your food. Will work well with many different types of food such as pork, poultry and fish.

Golden Alder Platter Sized Plank by Montana Grills Golden Alder Serving Sized Plank by Montana Grills

Golden Alder

Provides a subtle, sweet taste to your food. Best suited for fish and poultry, also a good match for pork.

Acadian Oak Platter Sized Plank by Montana Grills Acadian Oak Serving Sized Plank by Montana Grills

Acadian Oak

Provides a strong flavor without overpowering the natural flavor of your food. Best used with beef.

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