Stories from the Hem of my Mother’s Apron

The author, poet, mother, and native Kentuckian was transformed by the communal experience of simply preparing and eating food with other women. So occasionally, she gathers a group of women for dinner.

A Shot of Truth

You might think that Adam Seger was ostracized for fibbing about the origins of the famed Seelbach cocktail. But that didn’t happen.

Pie By Another Name

Every Tuesday a group of women gets together at Or Ve Shalom Synagogue in Atlanta to bake hundreds of savory hand-held pies.

Hostesses of the Movement

This week’s Gravy podcast looks at hostesses of the Civil Rights Movement. They were school teachers, church ladies and club women who were not direct in their assault of segregation, but nonetheless played a vital role in the change that was to come.

The Mala Project

Taylor Holliday shares a story of fear and frustration—and creating a family through food.

Bluegrass Tacos

In the northwestern part of Lexington, Kentucky, just inside the city’s loop road, there is a little bit of Mexico.

Halal Memphis

This episode of Gravy takes us inside Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill to meet Mahmoud al-Hazaz, who made his home in the U.S. South after being forced to leave his native Syria.

Corned Beef Sandwiches in the Delta

In the Mississippi Delta town of Greenville, members of the Hebrew Union Congregation synagogue have been hosting a community meal on the past 130 years. It brings together hundreds of Jews and gentiles from all over the Delta to share a corned beef on rye.