Impressions of “Koshersoul: The Faith And Food Journey Of An African American Jew” By Michael Twitty ~ From A Nice Jewish Girl
Sep06

Impressions of “Koshersoul: The Faith And Food Journey Of An African American Jew” By Michael Twitty ~ From A Nice Jewish Girl

Note: When I began this post my intention was to write a normal review of Koshersoul. However, it turned into more of introspective thoughts. Sometimes books just do that. Sorry. Not Sorry. “Food is an archive, a keeper of secrets.” – Michael Twitty So I came across Chef Michael Twitty @thecookinggene several years ago. Perhaps it was on Twitter or maybe Instagram, it really doesn’t matter. In the cluttered social media food space his...

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Interview With Victoria Parsons – “Queen of Cupakes”
Apr26

Interview With Victoria Parsons – “Queen of Cupakes”

Victoria Parsons – Queen of Cupcakes Live tweeting Food TV shows I’ve met amazing and very nice people from the culinary world. One of those talented chefs is the Queen of Cupcakes – Victoria Parsons. Victoria brings two interesting experiences to our interview table. As her social channels confirm, she is an accomplished Cake Decorator. Her amazing and creative cakes make me especially happy. Victoria is also a...

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Johnsonville Tongsman Contest – “Food Is Love”
Dec13

Johnsonville Tongsman Contest – “Food Is Love”

The festive vibe of downtown ATL, during the SEC Championship, was the prefect backdrop for the exciting finals of the 2021 Johnsonville Titanium Tongsman Contest. L to R: Don Rountree – CEO Roundtree Group; April Vois, & Anne Todd – GRM, Lesley Gamwell – Roundtree Group Two talented chefs, Angelia Howard and Brent Little, went head-to-head or tongs-to-tongs (ouch! sorry) competing for the prestigious title. The...

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The Joy of Julia – Review of the documentary Julia
Nov17

The Joy of Julia – Review of the documentary Julia

Julia, – The Delicious Life of America’s First Food Icon Julia. The new documentary is the story of the bigger than life woman who gave home cooks permission to experiment in the kitchen – without guilt even if mistakes occurred. It’s Julia Child of course! Directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West created a film where, integrated into Julia’s delicious food journey, weaves a love story within a love story...

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Farmers Markets = Local Food Festivals
Nov02

Farmers Markets = Local Food Festivals

For me, Farmers Markets are popup local food festivals. Here today but back next week… as long as the season lasts! In addition to fresh from the field and farm products you’ll find food makers offering craft and small batch honey, jams, teas, vinegars+++. You’ll also discover bakers who only sell their pastries and breads at farmers markets and so much more. Many foods are based on legacy, family recipes handed down from...

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