Tag Archives: North Carolina

Slaves were well-fed? Seldom, says historian | The Charlotte Observer

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/food-drink/ill-bite-blog/article93076552.html Enjoy some video and this tidy write up from Kathleen Purvis! See you for dinner next time! If you like the work I’m doing here please consider supporting what we do on PayPal….donate via the button on the desktop … Continue reading

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American slaves’ Christmas was a respite from bondage – and a reinforcement of it | Michael W Twitty | Opinion | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/dec/25/american-slaves-christmas-was-a-respite-from-bondage-and-a-reinforcement-of-it I wish everyone a happy holiday. It’s interesting that for such a straight, matter of fact piece, the first comment was already negative and had to be removed by the Administrator. I never thought that in 2015, even writing … Continue reading

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Mouth Full Of South: The Black Culinary Historian Who Recreates the Antebellum Kitchen | MUNCHIES

http://munchies.vice.com/articles/mouth-full-of-south?utm_source=munchiestwitterus Fresh off the pages of Vice!!–both print and blog media. Many thanks to Helen Hollyman, Mike Moore, Elliott Moss and the great Jeff Bannister and the people of Asheville, North Carolina! Feel free to share!

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Tasting the past: Michael Twitty teaches history, equality and grace through food | Mountain Xpress

http://mountainx.com/uncategorized/tasting-the-past-michael-twitty-teaches-history-equality-and-grace-through-food/ A great write up on the dinner with Mike Moore and Elliott Moss from my friend Asheville food writer, Jonathan Ammons.  

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Stagville Harvest Dinner Featuring Michael Twitty | La Buena Vida

http://thedish22.wordpress.com/2013/09/15/stagville-harvest-dinner-featuring-michael-twitty/ Torriano Fredericks brings it with mote coverage from the Stagville event. New blog posts and recipes coming this week.  But for now more perspectives on the event and what it meant to people. Thank you Torriano!

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Culinary historian Michael Twitty celebrates cultural roots of Southern fare | Food & Drink | NewsObserver.com

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/09/14/3191419/culinary-historian-michael-twitty.html Great article by Andrea Weigl! Pulls it altogether!

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From The Historical Epicurean.Com: African-American influences in American Cuisine: Harvest Festival at North Carolina’s, Stagville | THE HISTORICAL EPICUREAN

http://thehistoricalepicurean.com/2013/09/12/african-american-influences-in-american-cuisine-harvest-festival-at-north-carolinas-stagville/ What a fantastic blog piece reflecting the views and takeaways of two esteemed visitors.  Thank you Sabrina and Derrick (@about_bbq on Twitter) for great pics and a full treatment of what we worked to do.  Many thanks for a … Continue reading

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