Recipe: Smoked country-style pork ribs

The size and marbling of these make it a perfect meat for beginners on the smoker grill. Try to find the more-red-than-pink ribs that are all a similar size, on the heftier side works best, with or without bones. Trim any fat caps that are thicker than a quarter inch; they won’t render well on this relatively short smoke.

Let the ribs sit out of the fridge a bit while you preheat your grill. Add a water pan to the smoker to keep the temperature more consistent and help keep the meat from drying out.

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Like most everyone, I love New York City’s Open Restaurants program. Started in June 2020, it allows restaurants to serve customers on sidewalks and in the street without having to pay rent or fees. As a result, owners of restaurants across the city erected improvised sheds that enabled them to stay afloat during the pandemic; allowed us to eat, drink and socialize safely; and made New York feel more like New York at a time when we sorely needed it.

But before it is too late, we need to take these temporary structures down. In their place, we should install

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TikTokers are alternately relishing — or having a dill-emma about this new pickle trend.

As though air fryer pasta chips weren’t strange enough, TikTokers are now obsessing over “snickles,” a bizarre food trend in which people put together Snickers and pickles.

Snickles are pickles that have been cut in half and stuffed with a Snickers bar in the middle. The odd pairing has gained significant traction on TikTok though — the hashtag #snickle has amassed over 10.8 million views.

This trend has been around for a few years, but it has recently seen a jump in popularity. Back in 2018,

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Approximately 9 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products have been recalled by Tyson Foods. Although Tyson Foods issued the recall, some prepackaged meals including chicken may also be impacted by the recall.

A news release published by the Food Safety and Inspection Service explained two people were reported ill with listeriosis and the Centers for Disease Control found there was a link back to precooked chicken produced at Tyson Foods Inc. In response, Tyson Foods recalled about 8,955,296 pounds of products initially due to possible Listeria contamination.

Packages of the recalled foods are frozen, fully cooked chicken and were produced

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Welcome to our summer list ! We have picked out the videos, podcasts and books that will inform and entertain you about food politics and the deep interconnections food has with our health and that of the planet. We hope they will help feed your reflection about the world you want to live in. Whether you are by the sea, up a mountain, working in your fields, or back in the office, there will be something here for you.

Have fun!


  • Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) Podcast

Launched in 2020, the Slow Food Youth Network podcast share experience, tips

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Fish sauce is a staple in Southeast Asian cuisine and an important ingredient in a lot of Thai, Vietnamese, and Cambodian dishes. It provides an umami flavor that makes food taste more savory and complex. It combines sweet, salty, fishy, and other flavors.

There are various reasons an individual may need to find an alternative to fish sauce. For example, consuming fish sauce regularly can be unhealthy for some people due to its high sodium content.

Fish sauce may also be unsuitable for vegetarians or vegans, as it often includes anchovies or shrimp, which are both animal byproducts. There are,

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