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Summer Campaign & 21 New Soul Food Hacks

Hi everyone! Once in a while we need a little hand. This summer my forthcoming book, The Cooking Gene, to be published by HarperCollins in 2016 is being written and research continues right up to the last day before I … Continue reading

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Karen Hess: Food historian, caustic critic of American food scene – Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/food/sc-food-1212-giants-hess-20141208-story.html.  Here’s my little quote in a story by Bill Daley on the legacy of Karen Hess.

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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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From Parts Unknown to The Cooking Gene: An Engraved Annoucement

So if you were watching Anthony Bourdain’s acclaimed CNN program Parts Unknown on Sunday, May 18th, you caught this exchange between Bourdain and the head of the Southern Foodways Alliance, John T. Edge.  The dialogue between them was so revolutionary … Continue reading

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The MADFeed — Nyapo’s Garden and the Terroir of MemoryMichael…

http://madfeed.co/post/82287098089/michael-twitty-mad-terroir-of-memory A few months ago I was asked to do a piece for the MAD food blog by Gabe Ulla and Rene Redzepi…yes that Rene: ..a piece about culinary justice in action. Here you can read about how one very … Continue reading

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Rice Grown in Maryland

I am pleased to share with you that I am quoted in the December 17th story on a rice grower in Maryland by Tim Carman  (@timcarman) of the Washington Post.  Enjoy the story here:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/rice-grown-in-maryland-farmer-sees-a-future-that-doesnt-involve-flooding/2013/12/16/e4b6ccee-523a-11e3-9e2c-e1d01116fd98_story.html I will say this–I was … Continue reading

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