A Meal at Della’s Place

Della McCullers’ boardinghouse holds sophisticated stories of business acumen, community patronage, and everyday foodways that brim with a sense of place and purpose.

Carter Family Fold

Boardinghouse Breads

Elizabeth Engelhardt argues that boardinghouses in the antebellum South were liminal spaces, where country and city met, and hot breads fueled labors.

A Mess of Greens

Engelhardt challenges the reader to think about Southern foodways as dynamic and representative of the conflicting views of Southern female identity.

Learning from The Larder

The Larder is an interdisciplinary work that lays out best practices for the matured Southern foodways discipline.