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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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Dear Sean, We Need to Talk

 Nominated by Saveur! 3000 plus words—turn back now or read until the end…grab coffee now. I have to have a conversation with chef Sean Brock.  Sean, I hope you’re reading this.  Immediately.  Things have gotten out of hand in the discourse … Continue reading

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Haven’t You Heard?!

Follow me on Twitter @koshersoul and on Facebook as Michael W. Twitty.

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Respect :)

Check out @andrewzimmern’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/andrewzimmern/status/414998571755118592 This is an honor. Tears. Toda Raba Reb Zimmern.

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Why @antebellumchef ?

The medium known as Twitter used to be a piece of the puzzle I didn’t get. I am not interested in famous people doing things I cannot afford or the hygiene habits of anyone–celebrity or civilian. Then Twitter was at … 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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The Cooking Gene Blog Starts Monday

“I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.”–Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. … Continue reading

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