Monthly Archives: June 2013

About Donations to Afroculinaria–Thank You and an Explanation

The past few days have brought a fast trickle of donations to Afroculinaria.  No small potatoes from where I’m sitting.  Thank you all for donating here and there, I wish i could list everybody’s name but some people may not … Continue reading

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The Best of Afroculinaria

The Best of Afroculinaria I have a lot of new followers and friends who lead busy lives and may not have had a chance to wade through the blog…so I decided to post my top ten favorite posts of the … Continue reading

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Tweet from Mollie Katzen (@MollieKatzen)

Mollie Katzen (@MollieKatzen) tweeted at 8:01 PM on Sat, Jun 29, 2013: Props to you, @KosherSoul. This is beyond elegant. ( Get the official Twitter app at

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Tweet from Rachel Dratch (@TheRealDratch)

Rachel Dratch (@TheRealDratch) tweeted at 11:23 PM on Wed, Jun 26, 2013: @KosherSoul loved your open letter – brilliant! ( Get the official Twitter app at

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Hungry Anyone?

Mary Randolphs’ French Rolls baked in a dutch oven on the open hearth at Somerset Place Plantation–same recipe will be done at Stagville on September 7, 2013 near Durham! Photo Credit: JWD

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From Eatocracy: From Kat Kinsman

From my friend, CNN’s Eatocracy blog editor, Kat Kinsman (@kittenwithawhip ) an article about the cultural politics of Southern food in light of Paula Deen’s situation.  I’m quoited and so is my good friend Nicole Taylor @foodculturalist  and Michaelangela Davis … Continue reading

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A Response to Your Responses: Part One

You see these two ladies in Birmingham, Alabama?  I would have LOVED for my Grandmother to have met them.  In fact they are about the age she would have been had she lived to now.   They are sisters from … Continue reading

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