Words matter. These are the best Smoky Quotes from famous people such as Guy Fieri, Sharon Needles, Vera Lynn, Yotam Ottolenghi, Dierks Bentley, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
There’s nothing that can replicate the smoky flavor of char, so when I’ve got the hankering for it, I tell my wife that I’m taking care of dinner. I have three different types of barbecues – a coal, gas and smoker – so I can experiment a lot.
I come from what we call the pre-‘Drag Race’ drag world where I didn’t start doing this with aspirations of being a reality television star, or this going any further than the small smoky bars of Pittsburgh.
I never smoked myself because it lowers your voice and mine was already low. Some singers liked their smoky voices though, like Marlene Dietrich.
Chinese sausage, which is widely available from Asian grocers and online, is sweet, rich, and enticingly smoky. I add it to steamed rice with strips of omelette and a few baby veg stir-fried with soy.
I’ve had some shows where I really plan out what I’m going to say. Then I’ve had other shows where I’m like, ‘Take a sip of the Ole Smoky Moonshine and just let it be natural and cross your fingers that you say the right things.’
When I want to kick it up, I like to add hardwood chips or chunks to the grill; it adds bold smoky flavors. The most common woods are hickory and mesquite, but you can find alder, apple, cherry and, my personal favorite, pecan.
Around the time I opened my second restaurant, Etta’s, I had just finished judging at the Jack Daniels World Invitational BBQ Championship in Lynchburg, Tennessee. Back home in Seattle, my goal was to recreate the sweet and smoky taste of that BBQ using our local wild king salmon instead of pig.
A lot of people don’t realise I came out of the Smoky Mountains with a load of songs.
After crossing the Smoky Hill River, I felt comparatively safe as this was the last stream I had to cross.
The best gift I was ever given was the arts. My mum gave me those on a silver platter. Growing up, her and my grandmother would take me to ballets, classical concerts, even smoky jazz clubs I wasn’t supposed to be in!
I like to do a bronze smoky eye with some lashes and a nude lip. That’s my favorite look.
The Turks are fantastic barbecuers. They have these long barbecue pits called Mangals. The food smells wonderful and has a smoky, charcoaly taste.
‘Bullet’ Bob was one of the most important parts of Smoky Mountain from the start. He was a retired wrestling legend and talked better than anyone on the roster.
I love to play with make-up. I adapt my beauty look to my outfit, so as soon as I know what I’m wearing, I know if I want to go for a red lip or a smoky eye. I usually won’t put those two together, but it all depends on what outfit I’m going for.
I love the shows that are in dingy little dark clubs, smoky, no production whatsoever.
Urfa chillies are a Turkish variety that are mild on heat but big on aroma. They’re sweet, smoky, a lovely dark red, and go with just about anything.
I love – you know, I’m a big fan of Prince and Curtis Mayfield and Smoky Robinson. It’s something to be said about a man who can be very masculine but still display that sensitive side, and that falsetto does it perfectly.
While it’s typical to find steamed clam recipes which include a bit of bacon or sausage, you might not think of adding shredded ham hock, but it’s another way to pair the lusty, smoky flavor of animal fat with the briny ocean flavor of shellfish.
I definitely love the smoky eye, and when I do that, I like to do a nude lip so it draws attention to your eyes.
I like the big smoky eyes look, and I always do my eyes first when I’m putting on my make-up.
A smoky eye and nice hair are not going to make my night any easier.
I’ve never done any vocal warm ups, ever. As a matter of fact, I learned to sing playing three sets a night in smoky clubs.
If you do a smoky eye, chances are you will not want to do a strong lip as well. It’s never good to gild the lily.
Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer; and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit, like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day.
I’m a smoky eye girl. I love playing with eye colors, metallics… fun stuff!
I don’t usually like a smoky eye; if there is any smokiness, it’s got to be a light color.
You can tell my mood by my makeup. When I’m depressed, it’s really dark. Then I’ll do super-dumb happy makeup. Like, I’ll do one eye electric blue and one smoky brown, and you won’t even figure it out until you’re talking to me – then you’re like, ‘Whoa!’
Smudge your eyeliner. It creates a smoky effect.
On the lids, I stick to browns and golds. It doesn’t look like I’m wearing a lot on my eyes, but I don’t really know how to do a smoky eye, so I just try and keep it pretty easy.
Chipotles to me are a one-of-a-kind pepper because they’re smoked jalapenos, so they’re fiery and they’re smoky. It’s good to use chipotles in salsas or soups or condiments – that works really well. To me, they always really pick up anything you put them in.