Monthly Archives: January 2013

Tweet from NC Museum of History (@NCmuseumhistory)

NC Museum of History (@NCmuseumhistory) tweeted at 1:02 PM on Fri, Jan 25, 2013: Culinary historian Michael Twitty will talk & cook this Sat. at the museum! @ncculture @koshersoul http://t.co/kEFj7shg (https://twitter.com/NCmuseumhistory/status/294867739091271680) Get the official Twitter app at https://twitter.com/download

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Hog Killing Time–Comments and Commentary on a Southern Plantation Tradition

I’ve invited my friend Dontavius Williams of Historic Brattonsville in McConnells, South Carolina to join me in reaching and teaching on the matter of hog killing time.  Now most Southerners had hog killing time, and for the most part, it … Continue reading

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A Memory

A Memory I seem to remember My grandmother fighting grease on summer mornings Dodging sputtering bacon fat like a fencer as she made fried green tomatoes From our little garden the size of a mustard seed like the kind she … Continue reading

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Green Bean Salad My Way (Vegan/Vegetarian/Wallet Friendly)

I love green beans.  They are one of the central foods of my heritage.  My mother talks a lot about the bags of Kentucky Wonders she used to pick through and snap with her mom and sisters in Cincinnati. Every … Continue reading

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Soul Food Junkies Tonight on PBS join me for a live Twitter Conversation

Tonight at 10 pm, join me for a live commentary on Twitter @koshersoul to accompany the PBS/Independent Lens premiere of brother Byron Hurt’s “Soul Food Junkies.” Follow us @koshersoul on Twitter and join the conversation!

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