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Talking boudin, crawfish and Burger King milkshakes with Southern Foodways Alliance oral historian Amy C. Evans

I had the occasion a few months ago, when doing some research into “the ham of my people” (country ham with redeye gravy), to stumble onto the work of Amy C. Evans, the award-winning, Mississippi-based oral historian of the Southern Foodways Alliance. On a whim, I sent her a random collection of questions, and, as […]

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Is Paula Deen deserving of criticism?

For those of you who haven’t heard, it came out yesterday that popular celebrity deep-frier, Paula Deen, who is known for serving up delicious, albeit unhealthy, southern fare on the Food Network, has been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Apparently, she was diagnosed three years ago, but chose not to come out until now. Deen […]

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