Monthly Archives: November 2015

How to Survive Black Thanksgiving as a Non-Black Guest

How to Survive Black Thanksgiving: A Users Manual for Non-Black Guests/In-Laws and Black Folks that Don’t Have No Home Training, I.E. Culture (HUMOR AND SATIRE TRIGGER WARNING) Shameless plug warning: https://afroculinaria.com/michaels-forthcoming-book-the-cooking-gene/ 1. DO NOT arrive empty handed to Black Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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How to Make Kush, the Original Cornbread Stuffing | MUNCHIES

https://munchies.vice.com/recipes/cornbread-kush Follow this link for a recipe for kush, an irreplaceable African American contribution to Thanksgiving.

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A People’s History of Cornbread Stuffing | MUNCHIES

http://munchies.vice.com/articles/a-peoples-history-of-cornbread-stuffing Enjoy this introduction to kush, the original Southern cornbread dressing, a dish born between Africa and America with roots squarely in the Old South. There’s a recipe!!! Enjoy these pics of me making kush on a plantation in North … Continue reading

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Food historian says Bourdain dodged important issues in Charleston show – Post and Courier

http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20151118/PC0301/151119290/food-historian-says-bourdain-dodged-important-issues-in-charleston-show “I chose Charleston because it is most historic city in my state, and at one time had the highest ratio of blacks to Whites in the country,” he wrote. “We have no skinheads, no real KKK, no one doing … Continue reading

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