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Michael Twitty Addresses Racial Inequality in the Southern Kitchen | MUNCHIES

https://munchies.vice.com/en/articles/michael-twitty-addresses-racial-inequality-in-the-southern-kitchen?utm_source=munchiestwitterus Helen Hollyman, Editor of Vice’s very popular Munchies site sat down with me to have a conversation about Southern food and cultural politics. I discuss dialoguing with Sean Brock, the Charleston food press and my forthcoming book, The Cooking … Continue reading

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#WorldBookDay Pre-Order The Cooking Gene today

  On November 8, 2016, HarperCollins will release my first book:  The Cooking Gene:  A Journey through African American Culinary History in the Old South.     RACE.  We are fascinated by it and imprisoned by it, frustrated by it … Continue reading

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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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The MADFeed — Burek and BarbecueMichael Twitty Today we feature…

http://madfeed.co/post/105292419170/michael-twitty-mad-symposium Just for you a special peak into an essay I wrote last year that you may not have gotten a chance to see. It’s on what happens when barbecue and burekas meet 🙂 a meditation on culinary collisions for … Continue reading

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Soul food with schmaltz – Jewish World FeaturesIsrael News – Haaretz Israeli News source

http://www.haaretz.com/mobile/.premium-1.632538?v=362C29133DD23C3FC9C26CB5BA00C9A0 Hey it speaks for itself! Nirit Ben – Ari did such an excellent job with this piece. I felt like she did my feelings and ideas proud and a bit more of the real me came through. Very happy … Continue reading

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Food On a Maryland Plantation: Frederick Douglass Speaks

      From The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, 1889 On his Birth and his Grandmother’s Gifts:  Few at that time knew anything of the months of the year or of the days of the month. They measured … Continue reading

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These Southern Things: A Recap

  Mike Moore is the best.  (And his family recipe for cucumber salad is killer.) That’s not really the thesis of this blog post, but it has to be said. Mike, chef-proprietor of Seven Sows Bourbon and Larder in Asheville, … Continue reading

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