Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thank You Nancie!

We are at day 40 leading to May 6th–the final day of our campaign for The Cooking Gene.   I am sure a lot of people want the food pics and the recipes now, and the how to on this … Continue reading

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The Heirloom Field Pea Follow Up: Linnie Writes Back :)

I love emails like this! Hey everybody–ya know–what makes this blog exciting for me is learning new stuff.  I am only 35 years old.  I am currently working on a major project to document the memory of Southern food…see my … Continue reading

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Looking for a Family Heirloom: A Field Pea from Florida

As always–we have just 40 days–so:  http://www.indiegogo.com/The-Cooking-Gene-Project-The-Southern-Discomfort-Tour  Please support us–we need you!  We need our community of readers and our arms are open to all the blessings and possibilities this trip has for all of us! The other day ago, … Continue reading

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Why Social Justice and Politics on a Food Blog?

Let me explain something… While you are reading this I am probably asleep or getting ready for services.   I have answered this question before and I think its time to answer it again.  I am a committed food and … Continue reading

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For Trayvon Martin: The Last Supper Club

The Last Supper Club Welcome to the last supper club where we welcome brother Trayvon to the Lord’s table…. where last meals go to dream of freedom… the first member was admitted on the coast of Ghana where he swallowed sand … Continue reading

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The Last Two Weeks….

Interview for THE COOKING GENE  http://www.indiegogo.com/The-Cooking-Gene-Project-The-Southern-Discomfort-Tour for the Michael Eric Dyson Radio Show

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Sudan…..Now…..No time to ask when….

This won’t be a long post because I feel there are plenty of other people who are doing a better job of explaining the evils of Omar al-Bashir (may his name be erased) and his ilk against the people of … Continue reading

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