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.

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Navroz 2021: 7 Popular Navroz Recipes That You Must Give A Try This Festive Season

The Parsi New Year (also known as Navroz) is a religious festival that is celebrated on the first day of Farvardin, the first month of zoroastrian calendar. Navroz is a combination of two Persian words: ‘Nav’ – which defines new – and ‘roz’ – meaning day. It is celebrated by all the Parsis all over the country with great joy and happiness. Navroz is celebrated in the late July or August in India, according to the Shahenshahi calendar (a calendar that does not include leap year). This year, we are celebrating Navroz today (16th August) in India.

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Nourse Farm in Westboro opens Veg Out food truck for second season

Barbara M. Houle

The Veg Out Food Trailer at Nourse Farm in Westboro is open for its second season, providing a take-out menu that’s filled with made-from-scratch salads, soups, sandwiches, smoothies and snacks that utilize the fresh, healthy food grown on the 140-acre family-owned farm.

Veg Out founder Catherine Nourse said the food trailer parked next to the Farm Store served its first customers in May, getting off to an early start with the asparagus harvest. The farm’s newest vegetable was an instant hit, especially at the food trailer where it was transformed into Age of Asparagus Soup, said Nourse.

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