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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.

How Corn Came to the South

At our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium, Stephen Satterfield traced the history of corn cultivation in the Americas.

In These Fields: A Folk Opera

For the Sunday performance of our 19th fall symposium, SFA commissioned In These Fields: A Folk Opera by Sam Gleaves and Silas House. Watch it here.

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.

A Tale of Two Tennessee Krauts

Sarah Reynolds takes us into the kitchens of Louise Frazier and Sandor Katz, to learn how fermenting vegetables has helped them both carry on through illness and aging.

Gravy Seeks Podcast Producers

Gravy showcases a South that is constantly evolving, receiving immigrants, adopting new traditions, and lovingly maintaining old ones.