The Latest Culinary Trend Is Centuries Old – MensJournal.com

http://www.mensjournal.com/food-drink/chefs-restaurants/the-latest-culinary-trend-is-centuries-old-20150417

Please enjoy this excellent piece by Daniel Solomon. I think you will find his discussion of my work, among others, a refreshing voice in the discussion on heritage branding. Greetings from Louisiana!

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Dillard’s free Creole culinary conference is Thursday, April 16 | NOLA.com

http://www.nola.com/food/index.ssf/2015/04/free_day_of_creole_culinary_co.html.

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Come see me at Dillard, April 16, 2015! “The African Roots of Creole Cuisine.”

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Bitter Herbs and Collard Greens: An African-American Seder Plate For Passover : Code Switch : NPR

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2015/04/03/397255528/bitter-herbs-and-collard-greens-an-african-american-seder-plate-for-passover

Enjoy this short piece I did for NPR’S Code Switch blog. Happy Pesach! If you want to get your own copy of 300 Ways To Ask The Four Questions, click here.

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The African Roots of Mississippi Foodways

The Center for the Study of Southern Culture and the Southern Foodways Alliance present

Michael W. Twitty

“The Evolution of African Foodways in the Most Southern Place on Earth: Colonial and Antebellum Mississippi”

WHEN: April 8th 2015 @ 7:00 PM

WHERE: Tupelo Room, Barnard Observatory, University of Mississippi.

The talk is open to all.

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The Punkah at Melrose

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Notes of a Geechee Girl

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/travel-notes-of-a-geechee-girl–2

Please support Julie Dash, creator of Daughters of the Dust, bring to the big screen a documentary about the life and work of the great Black culinarian, Vertamae Grosvenor, the one and only!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/travel-notes-of-a-geechee-girl–2 

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Stories for Passover About Slavery, Freedom, Family…and Lice – Tablet Magazine

http://tabletmag.com/podcasts/189405/vox-passover-stories
My contribution among others to a special podcast via Tablet on Passover, as well as a recipe for Berbere seasoned brisket, which I’ll be making this Pesach! Special thanks to Julie Subrin for inviting me to participate.

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Toledo Blade

http://m.toledoblade.com/Food/2015/03/24/Soul.html

Recipes from the real Koshersoul! Enjoy! Thanks to Rose Russell from the Toledo Blade for bringing my recipes and story to life!  Happy Pesach!

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I make my own spice mixtures

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Stock Staples

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