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Kosher/Soul Collards 

The Green Glaze, the most beautiful of American old variety collard greens.  Kosher/Soul Collards (partly based on Matt’s Four Pepper Collards, from The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen) 2013. ¼ cup of canola oil 1 cup of red onion cut into thin slices … Continue reading

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The Best Quote in Virginia Food History

I am not prepared to dispute these points, but I am tolerably certain that a few other things besides bacon and greens are required to make a true Virginian. He must, of course, begin on pot-liquor, and keep it up … Continue reading

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Twenty One Soul Food “Life Hacks”

Twenty-One Soul Food Life Hacks I am officially joining the Life/Food Hack movement.  Some of these may not seem so “hackish,” but if you guys want more hacks—I promise the next bunch will be more hackish.  Hacks usually use common … Continue reading

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The Cooking Gene’s First Major Media Exposure

I hope that the many people viewing this blog–we are going about a hundred views a day–know about The Cooking Gene (www.cookinggene.com) and the Indiegogo.Com campaign we’ve been launching ( http://www.indiegogo.com/The-Cooking-Gene-Project-The-Southern-Discomfort-Tour )—we REALLY need your help!  You don’t have to be … Continue reading

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10 “Black” Foods/Drinks I’m Thankful to White Folks For….

Now LOL, I know what you’re thinking…. Ummmm, Really Twitty?  I thought you was all about Black empowerment, Afrocentric eating, and blah blah blah …..What is this about?    Calm down, get a grip and read. It’s very interesting to … Continue reading

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