Monthly Archives: February 2012

Images from Kosher/Soul: Courtesy The Jewish Museum of Maryland

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Chef Leticia Schwartz and Feijoada—A Must See

I met Leticia at the Roger Smith Cookbook Conference, we are kindred spirits and we will be doing some cross-blogging!  Please check her out–she was on the Today Show yesterday 🙂 http://video.today.msnbc.msn.com/today/46480930#46480930 Note the familiar aspects of Brazilian and Southern cuisine–rice, … Continue reading

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Kosher/Soul Was a Success!

Originally 30 people were signed up and that was great. Just over 100 people showed up and participated, 70 of which were die hard beginning to end 2.5 hours worth of audience members.. On the menu: Kosher/Soul Rolls (recipe to … Continue reading

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Special Thanks to Carnegie-Mellon

“More than Slave Food” was a towering success…. We had about 120 people come through, sit down, listen to an hour and a half lecture and also enjoy some piping hot cheb-u-niebe–black eyed peas and rice, okra soup and plasas … Continue reading

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Come By My House at Twelve: Black Love, Food and Sex: The “TV MA” Valentine Issue

Food is like music, spirituality, dance and material patterns in our culture.  It is on a straight line with other aspects of our culture–singular and difficult to extract from our aesthetic.  In this little treat for ya’ll for Valentine’s Day–we’re … Continue reading

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So thanks for the Racist Comment…

Dear “NiggerBeater6969”— This is what you said to me: “i owned 3 niggers but i had to give them away cuz the apratment i moved in didnt allow them as pets” I have no earthly idea why you decided to … Continue reading

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Coming Up: Updates

So I am fast and furiously spending the night writing and re-writing…. Don’t Forget WE REALLY REALLY need you:    http://www.indiegogo.com/The-Cooking-Gene-Project-The-Southern-Discomfort-Tour This is whats coming up this week! A Tribute to Alex Haley on http://www.thecookinggene.com and Afroculinaria The African American Cookbook … Continue reading

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