Carter Family Fold

Boardinghouse Breads

Elizabeth Engelhardt argues that boardinghouses in the antebellum South were liminal spaces, where country and city met, and hot breads fueled labors.

Sop It Dry

Dr. Regina Bradley delivers the invocation at our 2016 Southern Foodways Symposium.

What We’re Reading: The Cornbread Gospels

Stuffed with mini stories ranging from practical to entertaining, the broadly informative book reads like a narrative where more than 200 recipes are examples in Dragonwagon’s grand thesis of Cornbread as Gospel: representing love, home, and history, across the globe.

Nashville Symposium Highlights

Thank you to our speakers, chefs, helping hands, and guests for bringing your smarts, talent, and spirit to our 2016 Nashville Summer Foodways Symposium.

Celebrate Cornbread in South Pittsburg, TN

The National Cornbread Festival is a weekend-long celebration of cornbread with cornbread-related activities for adults and kids in the quaint town of South Pittsburg, Tennessee.

The Cornbread Question

In the late 1920s, a group of American linguists decided to undertake what is to date the largest survey of American English ever conducted. The ‘cornbread’ question elicited more than 390 distinct answers.