How to Achieve Smoky Flavor Without a Grill
Even the most dedicated grill master needs a night off. For those occasions, rely on one of these quick hits.
Sprinkling coarse smoked salt (available at supermarkets and specialty stores) on foods just after cooking releases little bursts of char flavor. Try on seared fish just out of the pan.
Chop and combine with oil and hot sauce for a fast condiment. Ideal for topping oven-roasted vegetables.
This spice adds a bacon-like flavor to marinades and rubs. Or use it solo, sprinkling it on meats before roasting.
Charred and peeled, then jarred, these tender peppers pack fire-grilled flavor. Chop and toss into sautéed onions, eggplant, and tomatoes for a fast ratatouille.