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AJC Decatur Book Festival | The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South

https://www.decaturbookfestival.com/sessions/view/594b2fde81229a5fb60ca5dd Come see me in Atlanta this weekend at the Decatur Book Festival.  I will be signing books!  Advertisements

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Kosher Soul Food Feeds Truth to History | Atlanta Jewish Times

http://atlantajewishtimes.timesofisrael.com/kosher-soul-food-feeds-truth-to-history/ I love this piece. It was written by a fellow Jew of color and it shows! I felt authentically represented in my full self. Yay!

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How Gullah Cuisine Has Transformed Charleston Dining – Eater

http://www.eater.com/2016/3/22/11264104/gullah-food-charleston Please enjoy this incredibly well written piece by Hillary Dixler synthesizing so many elements of the stories, struggles and triumphs of the Gullah-Geechee presence in the culinary scene of Charleston and beyond. Me and my good friend master Gullah … Continue reading

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In honor of #SFA15 :Southern Food: A 19th Century Photo Album

I can’t tell you how important I think food is. I’m currently at the 18th Southern Foodways Alliance conference in Oxford, Mississippi.  Coming back to the world’s largest gathering of South-centric chefs, thinkers, academics, entrepreneurs, authors, students, artists, photographers and … Continue reading

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Slim pickings, not Slim Jims, make up Civil War diet | Athens Banner Herald Mobile

Hey check out this piece on Civil War foodways by Andre Gallant that I’m quoted in at Online Athens: http://m.onlineathens.com/features/2013-03-20/slim-pickings-not-slim-jims-make-civil-war-diet.

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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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The Cooking Gene: Food and Food History

There are four aspects to The Cooking Gene–Genealogy, Food History, Identity and Connection/Legacy.  The campaign to fund the Southern Discomfort Tour begins February 1, 2012 on Indiegogo.com.  The separate blog is launched the same day.  I encourage you to make … Continue reading

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