The great states of Georgia and Virginia have two major things in common: Each is home to its own Brunswick County, and each claims to be the home-place of the first-ever bubbling pot of that famous Southern specialty, Brunswick stew.
My teacher exclaimed, “What? You don’t like guh-ree-its?!”
Dora Charles talks about what she loves: her grandmother’s influence, cooking for her family, and having a kitchen with two sinks.
She insisted on using a manual ice-cream maker, saying it made better ice cream than the electric. Plus, she had grandchildren to do the cranking.
If you want to start a new agriculture, it has to fit with the society as well as the soil. And peaches fit — especially with the labor system that was already in place.
“I said all along, talcum powder people owed the peach growers for growing peaches, ‘cause it just made the talcum powder business.”
We asked [Ignacio] what kind of tamales we should serve at The El Felix, and he told us that when he was growing up in Mexico City, there were times when his family couldn’t afford meat. So they made tamales with strips of poblano pepper (known as “rajas”), Oaxaca cheese, and salsa verde.
For American Craft Beer Week, Lindsey Reynolds serves up a round-up of summer brews to try down South.
In the new episode of Gravy, we learn how a French woman came to dedicate herself to eating in Atlanta, Georgia.