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Edouardo Jordan’s Okra Stew

Edouardo Jordan served okra stew with duck confit, cornbread, and a poached egg at our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium.

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King Cake, A Seasonal Delight

King Cake is a seasonal delight, enjoyed from the Feast of the Three Kings, or Epiphany, on January 6th , throughout Carnival season, ending in Mardi Gras.

Dora Charles served his squash casserole at our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium. Photo by Brandall Atkinson.

Dora Charles’s Squash Casserole

Dora Charles grew up in Savannah, Georgia, where she cooked alongside her grandmother since the age of seven. For twenty years, she led the kitchen of The Lady and Sons.

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Nancie McDermott’s Orange Slice Cake

Picture a standard pound cake, studded with chopped dates and chopped pecans. Now imagine the cake-maker adding a handful each of shredded coconut and chopped gumdrops.