In the new episode of Gravy, Lora Smith takes us to her home in rural Appalachia to explore the seismic shift that Jell-O was part of in that part of the South.
Sandra Beasley, author of three poetry collections and a memoir, contributed two poems to our winter issue of Gravy.
In the late 1920s, a group of American linguists decided to undertake what is to date the largest survey of American English ever conducted. The ‘cornbread’ question elicited more than 390 distinct answers.
In the new episode of Gravy, though, we take a deep dive into the world of Indian-owned motels, and the food world they’ve maintained behind the scenes.
There are no debates about cultural respect or appropriation; tonight, everyone is a Mexican. That’s the magic of the sombrero—and its harm.
Sandra Beasley, author of three poetry collections and a memoir, contributed two poems to Gravy #58: Winter Reading.
“Nothing just happens. These are things that I’ve always believed in, and everything you believe in finds expression in how you live.”
The Southern food conversation is taking place in academic institutions, on the radio, in films, on blogs, on social media, in restaurant kitchens, and at live events. These nontraditional spaces are just as ripe for the subversion of gender inequality as long-established print media outlets.
Introducing Von Diaz, guest host and producer for the next episode of SFA’s Gravy podcast.