Empanada Friday with Karla Ruiz

Watch SFA’s film on Karla Ruiz from Nashville. She makes delicious empanadas and will share some this Sunday, Aug. 12, at the reception following the Egerton Prize Award ceremony. Tickets are still available.

BBQ Friday with Curt’s Smoke House

Curt Blankenship smokes whole hog barbecue a fuel tank and built with a rotisserie inside. Learn about whole hog barbecue and enjoy a taste at SFA’s August 16 event in Memphis. Tickets are $12.

Barbecue like Helen Turner today

On the July 4 holiday, many of us will cook over an open flame. Helen Turner, a pitmaster from Brownsville, Tennessee, barbecues with fire every day.

Barbecue Friday with Zach Parker

This barbecue Friday watch Joe York’s documentary short about Zach Parker, son of the late Ricky Parker, who now owns and operates Scott’s-Parker Bar-B-Q in Lexington, Tennessee.

The Mala Project

Taylor Holliday shares a story of fear and frustration—and creating a family through food.

Muddy Pond Sorghum

Tyler Jones and 1504 present a short film about the Guenther family of Monterey, Tennessee, and their Muddy Pond sorghum syrup.

Farmer’s Blues

The process of acquiring arable land is not as simple as it used to be — and it’s especially daunting for first-generation farmers.

Ferment

Watch this Joe York film honoring Sandor Katz, winner of our 2014 Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award.

Halal Memphis

This episode of Gravy takes us inside Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill to meet Mahmoud al-Hazaz, who made his home in the U.S. South after being forced to leave his native Syria.