Caroline Cooks: From Teacakes to Tamales

From Teacakes to Tamales features more than 100 culturally diverse recipes, handed down from grandparent to grandchild, along with black-and-white photographs and nostalgic stories centering on these family dishes.

Thanksgiving (A Poem)

Poet TJ Jarrett delivered her poem “Thanksgiving” at our 2016 Summer Foodways Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee.

A Ghost in the Freezer

It wasn’t a recipe for creamed corn; it was her corn, made by her hands.

Considering Cracker Barrel in Gravy Ep. 36

In the new episode of Gravy, Besha Rodell brings us a reflection on the cultural context of Cracker Barrel, and what it taught her about both the region and her family.

A Helping of Gravy: Meat

Growing up in Jackson, Mississippi, I didn’t know anyone who didn’t eat meat.