In the late 1950’s, fife and drum legend Otha Turner began hosting annual Labor Day picnics at his property in Gravel Springs, Mississippi.
“Something about Mississippi grieves with every passing day.” SFA takes a long, hard look at our home state.
Dockery Plantation is widely considered the birthplace of the Blues. For Gentle Lee Rainey, it was the birthplace of the Delta hot tamale.
If you’ve dined at Bully’s, you understand how this gem warrants the James Beard Foundation’s America’s Classics Award.
“[Making] hot tamale[s] is like making corn whiskey. You never get the same thing out twice.”
A baby-less king cake is not an option in an educational setting.
Guelel Kumba’s Afrissippi food truck in Oxford, Mississippi, seeks to keep multiple traditions alive without sacrificing the spirit of any of them.
Join SFA on Wednesday February 17 from 6 to 9pm as we kick off the Oxford Film Festival with an evening of food and films.
From six in the morning until five in the afternoon, five days a week, for thirty years, my Grandmama Catherine’s fingers, palms, and wrists wandered deep in the bellies of dead chickens.