'aleppo' on Serious Eats

Scooped: Spicy Pineapple and Tequila Sorbet

Growing up, my only exposure to pineapple was the sour, fibrous, cardboardy stuff you find at continental breakfasts in crummy hotels everywhere. I blame it on being a child of the North. Never did I enjoy the classics that the rest of country was so rightly making—pineapple upside down cake, pineapple and marshmallow fruit salad, or pineapple margaritas. More

Sunday Supper: Aleppo-Rubbed Pork Ribs

Many rubs have long ingredient lists that combine many different flavors. But using a minimal approach can allow you to get to know a particular spice a bit better, and also allows the flavor of the meat to come to the forefront. Although this rub uses Aleppo pepper (a dried Turkish spice), ground Ancho can often be easier to find, and the two have very similar taste profiles. If substituting Ancho for Aleppo, you may want to add more salt to your rub (Aleppo peppers are often salted during their drying process). More

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