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October 29, 2018


Chef Carla Hall Celebrates Black Culinary Heritage

For a long time, the celebrity chef says, she failed to appreciate the food she grew up with. The book reflects her personal journey to embrace the meaning and depth of African-American foodways.

October 8, 2018


Study Blames Diet For Hypertension Among Black Americans

Fried chicken, mac and cheese and sweet drinks: A study suggests Southern cuisine may be at the center of a tangled web of reasons why black people are more prone to hypertension than white people.

May 15, 2018


From Collards To Maple Syrup, Identity Impacts The Food You Like

When people are reminded of their cultural roots, the food representing that culture tastes better. Scientists could harness that food and identity association to help people eat more healthfully.

December 11, 2017


Houston’s Himalaya: Pakistani-Indian Food With Texas Roots

Indian-style, Southern-fried chicken? It's marinated with Indian spices and the gravy is made with cashew nuts and almonds and coconut.

September 5, 2017


A Black Food Historian Confronts Connection To Robert E. Lee

Michael Twitty seeks 'culinary justice' for African Americans, including his own enslaved ancestors, in his new memoir, The Cooking Gene.

August 6, 2017


Pasilla Chili And Cheddar Spoonbread

I fell in love with this spoonbread's pudding-like, spongy texture, and the flavor is out of this world.

July 3, 2017


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.

February 1, 2017


How A Native Of India Became A Southern Cooking Star

These days, one of the south's best chefs is Vish Bhatt, a man born 9,000 miles away. And his Indian-inflected cuisine reflects a changing South.

March 8, 2013

Southern Comfort 

Hoppin’ John Blackeyed Pea Salad

No ham hocks or bacon in sight! This vegetarian dish could be vegan with a splash of olive oil instead of butter.

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