I think about food as a sort of genealogy, an act that remembers loved ones and keeps communities alive.
South Pittsburg hosts its 21st annual National Cornbread Festival April 28–30, 2017.
Country black girl magic manifested in the kitchen as much as it happened during gatherings on the porch.
This is how you fall in love (with cornbread).
“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.