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September 29, 2017

 

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Slow Food with Simone Cinotto and Fresh Mushroom Brochettes

Fresh mushrooms from a local grower find their way to a hot grill, and we visit with Food Historian, Simone Cinotto to talk Slow Food, and cooking in class.

July 3, 2017

 

the potlicker papers

Paying Down Southern Food’s Great ‘Debt Of Pleasure’

In his book The Potlikker Papers, John T. Edge tells modern Southern history through food, which means digging into issues of race, class, gender, ethnicity.

December 19, 2016

 

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The History Of Gingerbread

No confection symbolizes the holidays quite like gingerbread, from edible houses to candy-studded gingerbread men to spiced loaves of cake-like bread.

June 4, 2014

 

A finished clary sage fritter

Clary Sage, The Colonial Taste Of Spring

Winter-worn American colonists nibbled on clary sage leaves to mark the arrival of spring. Check out pics from Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York.

May 23, 2014

Memorial Days Past 

Flags decorate grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery

Picnics And Preserves Flavor Early Memorial Days

Last year's preserves, fire-roasted chicken and coconut cake topped picnic menus at early U.S. Memorial Day celebrations.

May 3, 2014

 

making corn tortillas

Corn Tortillas, Historian Jeffrey Pilcher, Poultry Shows

Ahead of Cinco de Mayo, we learn about the history of corn tortillas and we learn how to make them. Jana Wilson attends poultry shows. Asian carp for dinner?

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