Tag Archives: Southern Discomfort Tour

Welcome to #TheCookingGene Journey: A Photo Essay with a Recipe 

I started writing this book on paper plates and paper bags.  I walked around with an entire book in my head from my years.  Paula Deen happened, my response went viral, agents started calling and asking if I had a book in mind. Two years of … Continue reading

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WUNC: Interview on Culinary Justice and the Stagville Dinner from “The State of Things With Frank Stasio”

I really enjoyed being on the State of Things with Frank Stasio.  He is more than a public radio icon, he’s actually a very keen food activist whose work is incredibly important.  He knows my Kenyan buddy Chef Kabui who … Continue reading

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Thank You

“Negroes in the North are right when they refer to the South as the Old Country.  A Negro born in the North who finds himself in the South is in a position similar to that of the son of the … Continue reading

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Countdown to the Campaign’s End: I’m Proud to be a Collard Person :)

Yes, we’re going to keep posting it until the campaign ends on May 6th, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time……Because that’s how crowdfunding works and this work is not a hobby–its a job–we say G-d bless to our 70-plus funders thus … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan’s Tweet about The Cooking Gene

In the past few weeks since author Nancie McDermott gave her outrageously wonderful donaton to The Cooking Gene, and since my friend Sandor Katz started talking it up, there have been a lot of good connections flowing around The Cooking … Continue reading

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We made Ebony.Com for the Cooking Gene

Here goes the link: http://www.ebony.com/news-views/interview-michael-twitty-searches-for-his-roots-on-southern-discomfort-tour We are really going for the gusto on the Southern DIscomfort Tour. We have about 18 days left so we really need your support and 5-10-18-36 bucks really helps us out if not more. We … Continue reading

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Just in Case you Missed it : Nicole Taylor’s Hot Grease :)

  Hot Grease – Episode 105 – Cooking Gene, Food & Travel  First Aired – 04/09/2012 03:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode) This week on Hot Grease, Nicole Taylor recaps the week’s food headlines, including some of the backlash against “hipster … Continue reading

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