“As soon as I tasted Frank’s cornbread madeleines, I knew one day I was going to put them on my menu.”
Elizabeth Engelhardt argues that boardinghouses in the antebellum South were liminal spaces, where country and city met, and hot breads fueled labors.
At our 2016 fall symposium, Mark Essig dissects cornbread controversy and the myth of the common Southern table.
Dr. Regina Bradley delivers the invocation at our 2016 Southern Foodways Symposium.
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.
Thank you to our speakers, chefs, helping hands, and guests for bringing your smarts, talent, and spirit to our 2016 Nashville Summer Foodways Symposium.
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.
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.
Sometimes, during the course of researching the relationship between language and culture, a single word or concept emerges that seems to carry with it the whole of history. Take “cornpone.”