Deep South Dining: Southern Jewish Kitchen
On this episode of Deep South Dining, Malcolm and Carol talk with Dr. Marcie Cohen Ferris.As the former president of the Southern Foodways Alliance and author of the books, "Matzoh Ball Gumbo" and "The Edible South", Marcie has spent most of her life chronicling the Jewish experience in the South through the lens of food.So this show they will talk how Jews reinvented culinary traditions as they adapted the American South and about how we are all adapting to cooking during Coronavirus. Let's eat y'all!
Deep South Dining: Community Cookbooks
Community cookbooks are more than just a collection of recipes. They are viewed as community art projects, time capsules, and often family heirlooms. Today Malcolm and Carol are dusting off some of their favorite community cookbooks and speak with a few friends about theirs. Did you know that the biggest selling community cookbook has sold 1.9 million copies? Also in this episode we hear about what has been happening in kitchens around Mississippi. Let's eat y'all!
Deep South Dining: Community Cooking
Connecting with friends and family during COVID-19 is not always easy and today on Deep South Dining we found this to be true. On this episode of Deep South Dining Malcolm and Carol welcome Chef Melissa Martin, author of The Mosquito Supper Club: Cajun Recipes for a Disappearing Bayou. Between a few connection issues, they talk about her time growing up on the bayou and her Mosquito Supper Club restaurant. Also Betsy Chapman from the Oxford Community Market joins the show to talk how they continue to support farmers and their patrons.
Deep South Dining: April is For Bacon
On this episode of Deep South Dining Malcolm White and Carol Puckett talk about community cookbooks, delicious bacon, and cooking for the family. First up is the amazing Allan Benton, from Benton’s Smokey Mountain Country Ham’s.Referred to often as the Bacon God they talk about his not so secret ingredients and how COVID-19 is affecting his business.Then Malcolm and Carol talk with chef, writer, and Mississippi native April McGregor about what’s been happening in her kitchen.
Deep South Dining: Cooking and Coping
Cooking has become the great connector during this time of social distancing. Being physically apart as made our community ties grow stronger and the proof is all over social media. The Facebook group, Cooking and Coping: Gathering Around the Virtual Dinner Table is bringing people together through the love of food from all around the world. Today Malcolm and Carol talk with three of its top members Sheri Castle, Beth Kitchings, and Leslie Kelly. They talk about using food as building blocks, the delicious Dutch baby, and building culinary skills from the comforts of your RV.Mentioned Links:Small Business Coronavirus Resources - https://msmec.com/coronavirus/Mail Order Tennessee BBQ - https://www.forbes.com/sites/lesliekelly/2020/04/03/get-amazing-tennessee-bbq-delivered-to-your-doorstep/#59a9b6764935
Deep South Dining: Southern Dumplings w/ Vivian Howard
If you were to see a dumpling, would you recognize it? Or would you know it by another name? This is one of the questions that Chef Vivian Howard sought to answer on her new PBS show "Somewhere South". Today on Deep South Dining she joined us from North Carolina to talk with Carol and Malcolm about the new show and the time she spent in Mississippi exploring the role of the dumpling in the state. Also Malcolm and Carol (both from the comfort of their home) talk about the role food is planning in making a psychically distant community socially united.
Deep South Dining: The New Normal
During this age of social distancing our daily lives have changed but one constant remains: we have to eat. Yet the new normal is take-out and curbside service from restaurants along with making use of everything in the home pantry and freezer. Today on the show Malcolm and Carol talk with Chef Cole Ellis from Cleveland about how the Delta Meat Market is working with families in his community. Then they speak with Chef John Currence about how COVID-19 is affecting his restaurants in Oxford and the kindness that is being shown around local restaurants.*Need some ideas for cooking at home? Visit the new Facebook group started by Malcolm and Carol with big help from the magnificent LeAnne Gault. Cooking and Coping: Gathering Around the Virtual Table