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Turducken

December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Cajun/Creole, Cuisines, Featured, Regions, South|Tags: , , |

It’s one of those holiday dishes folks shake their heads at, chalking it up to the crazy culinary people of South Louisiana.  Even the name brings forth a laugh.  The portmanteau word “turducken,” a mash-up of its key ingredient names, takes a well-seasoned, deboned turkey and stuffs it with boneless chicken that’s been stuffed with boneless duck. In between are layers of well-seasoned Cajun-style dressing and pork stuffing.  

Entrée Architecture

October 20th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Mid-Atlantic, Regions, South, Southeast, Trends & Trails, West Coast|Tags: |

If real estate is all about location, location, location, then dining out is all about presentation, presentation, presentation. You eat with your eyes first. We’ve all been in a restaurant when a server walks by with a plate of food and said to ourselves, “That looks good!” These five restaurants create visually-appealing food that not only entertains, but exceeds expectations and feeds the soul.

El Paso, Texas’ Borderland Cuisine

August 19th, 2020|Categories: Cuisines, Featured, Mexican, Regions, South, Southwest|Tags: , |

Borderland is a word that you hear a lot in El Paso, a sprawling West Texas city situated at the boundary between Mexico and the United States. The borderland region is symbolically defined by a hotly-contested crossing from El Paso into metropolitan Ciudad Juarez, but in reality, these two cities have been intertwined both culturally and historically throughout the ages. Ideas and people flow continuously back and forth here. In fact, before the pandemic, crossing the Texas border was a fairly simple process for Americans who enjoyed visiting Mexico for a meal.

Caroline Randall Williams Celebrates Soul Food

August 13th, 2020|Categories: Breakfast Recipes, Casseroles, Cuisines, Featured, Recipes, Regions, Soul Food, South, Southeast|Tags: , , |

Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Caroline Randall Williams is an award-winning poet, cookbook author, and activist to name a few of the Harvard graduate’s credentials. She’s taught in two of the poorest states in the Union—Mississippi and West Virginia—and recently garnered national attention for her New York Times op-ed, “You want a Confederate Monument? My body is a Confederate Monument.” She also comes from a long line of Black women who weighed over 200 pounds and refuses to follow suit.

Foodie Finds at National Parks

July 21st, 2020|Categories: Featured, Mid-Atlantic, North, Northeast, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, South, Southeast, Southwest, West Coast|Tags: , , , , |

Foodie Finds at National Parks Story by Anne Quinn Corr It’s easy to enjoy the great outdoors at any of our country’s 419 national park sites. While only 62 destinations may include the words “National Park” in their names, a multitude of lakeshores, seashores, battlefields,

From TV Screens to History Books: Chef Nina Compton

February 13th, 2020|Categories: Appetizers, Caribbean Fusion, Cuisines, Featured, Recipes, South|Tags: , |

From TV Screens to History Books: Chef Nina Compton Nina Compton proves that African-American contributions to American cuisine are about more than fried chicken and cornbread or pit barbeque and pecan pie. Story by Ginger Warder Recipe by Chef Nina Compton When Chef Nina Compton

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