Tag Archives: National Soul Food Month

It’s #DeenDay please help me get the word out about The Cooking Gene on Twitter

If you’re on Twitter, help me celebrate #DeenDay by helping me to get this tweet retweeted 1,619 times. Today 4 years ago, I wrote my Open Letter to Paula Deen that changed my life and career for the good. Because of the … Continue reading

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In Honor of National Soul Food Month: The Roots of Soul

It’s National Soul Food Month. Yes there is such a thing! I thought I might take you on a tour of one of the sources of soul, the early Chesapeake. I’ve written frequently about the Chesapeake being the first “Creole … Continue reading

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Soul Foodies to Watch: Charla Draper

Charla L. Draper        Title: Food Consultant, owner of It’s Food Biz! ™.  It’s Food Biz! ™ provides marketing services promoting food and food related products. Location: Chicago, IL 1. What’s your food vision for (African America) in 2015? … Continue reading

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