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Smoked food is everywhere this season, and North Fork chefs told us how to do it at home

A selection of smoked meats from 8 Hands Farm and smoked fish from Hook & Net. (Photo Credit: David Benthal: Food Styling: Alice Falcone)

I feel in control in my kitchen, but the grill has always intimidated me a little. High heat? Low heat? How do I know when something is done? Turns out, all I needed to learn was how to turn my grill into a smoker. It’s easy, hard to mess up and there’s plenty of control. Once you get it down, you can smoke just about anything you can eat. And chefs on the North Fork do. I got their tips and tricks for embracing an old-fashioned cooking technique that is trending in a big way in 2021.

Set up your smoker

At 8 Hands Farm in Cutchogue, Erik Morgan smokes the farm’s own pork shoulder, spare ribs, chicken legs, hot dogs, kielbasa, bacon and charcuterie twice a week in a propane-fueled behemoth made by Myron Mixon. “The propane setup fires flames, below a large pan of water,” he said. “That helps whatever you’re smoking stay moist.” The giant black box smoker uses a mix of technology and old school, as Morgan put it. A high-tech panel

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Quick Recipes: Make Delicious North Indian Breakfast Meals In Just 30 Minutes

On most days, we are living our lives in the fast lane. We are always up to some work or activity, often multitasking or jumping between places. In such a routine, cooking and having meals can become a cumbersome task when other scheduled activities close in on us. Mornings can get especially hectic and working from home doesn’t reduce the time constraint we face in the kitchen every morning. In the mornings, we want to cook something filling and tasty but often get bogged down by the time it takes to cook elaborate breakfast platters. But we have a few hacks. The North Indian recipes mentioned below take less than 30 minutes to cook. They are not only filling but taste delicious on the breakfast table.

(Also Read: Breakfast On Your Mind? Try These 6 Recipes From Different Regions Of India)

1.Sooji Besan Chilla

This quick and easy recipe requires sooji, besan, curd, onions, tomatoes and chillies. Make the batter, fry them in sheets and we have a scrumptious breakfast ready in minutes. Serve it hot and have it with your favourite chutney.

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Make a simple cheela

2.Oatmeal Poha
 

Give the regular poha a healthy twist by making it with

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