Tag Archives: Southern

Three Salad Dressings For the Summer

I am in total Grandma mode with my food and recipes these days…I am not really measuring, I’m cooking for love not for perfection…forgive me but its just the mood I’m in….im trying to sell a book šŸ™‚ So just … Continue reading

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How Black Chefs Paved the Way for American Cuisine | First We Feast

http://firstwefeast.com/eat/how-black-chefs-paved-the-way-for-american-cuisine/ Enjoy this recent piece published on First We Feast.  A note: Why no Edna Lewis? Edna was better known for her cookbooks, recipes and philosophical gifts. She did stints as a chef, but that was ultimately not her true … 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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Michael Twitty, Afroculinaria | 50 People Who Are Changing the South in 2015 – Southern Living Mobile

http://www.southernliving.com/m/travel/people-changing-south-2015/michael-twitty-africulinaria I am pleased to announce that Southern Living, a magazine long revered in my family, named me and this blog among 50 to watch in 2015!  As I finish the research for The Cooking Gene and make my way … Continue reading

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From The Historical Epicurean.Com: African-American influences in American Cuisine: Harvest Festival at North Carolinaā€™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.Ā  Thank you Sabrina and Derrick (@about_bbq on Twitter) for great pics and a full treatment of what we worked to do.Ā  Many thanks for a … Continue reading

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Tweet from Sam H. (@SamsGoodMeats)

Sam H. (@SamsGoodMeats) tweeted at 11:09 AM on Wed, May 15, 2013: Biggest honor of my writing life: a COVER STORY in @artofeating http://t.co/osKxsiKrxb (h/t @koshersoul @fiveseedsfarm @wkrestaurant) (https://twitter.com/SamsGoodMeats/status/334686896728973312) Get the official Twitter app at https://twitter.com/download

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