Sara Camp Arnold

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Cake vs. Pie? You be the Judge

Thanks to the good folks at Production Design Associates in Charleston, South Carolina, we are pleased to share video of Kim Severson and Kat Kinsman’s cake vs. pie debate in its entirety. The Lincoln-Douglas style debate took place at our 16th Southern Foodways Symposium on October 5 and was ultimately declared a tie. Now you can be the judge. So what’s the […]

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Alzina Toups, Keeper of the Flame

Each fall, the Southern Foodways Alliance, with support from the Fertel Foundation, honors an unsung hero or heroine of traditional Southern foodways with the Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award. This year’s Keeper of the Flame is Alzina Toups of Galliano, Louisiana, who has quietly built a devoted following for the traditional Cajun fare she serves out of her no-frills […]

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Women at Work: Diane Roberts

The Southern Foodways Alliance will host its 16th annual Southern Foodways Symposium called “Women at Work” on October 4-6 in Oxford, Mississippi. While much attention has focused on women as stewards of home and hearth, the SFA asks how these farmers, artisans, and cooks built businesses and forged identities outside the domestic sphere. This year’s symposium is sold out, but the SFA will blog about […]

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Women at Work: Kat Kinsman and Kim Severson

The Southern Foodways Alliance will host its 16th annual Southern Foodways Symposium called “Women at Work” on October 4-6 in Oxford, Mississippi. While much attention has focused on women as stewards of home and hearth, the SFA asks how these farmers, artisans, and cooks built businesses and forged identities outside the domestic sphere. This year’s symposium is sold out, but the SFA will blog about […]

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Women at Work: Audrey Petty

The Southern Foodways Alliance will host its 16th annual Southern Foodways Symposium called “Women at Work” on October 4-6 in Oxford, Mississippi. While much attention has focused on women as stewards of home and hearth, the SFA asks how these farmers, artisans, and cooks built businesses and forged identities outside the domestic sphere. This year’s symposium is sold out, but the SFA will blog about […]

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Women at Work: Marcie Cohen Ferris

The Southern Foodways Alliance will host its 16th annual Southern Foodways Symposium called “Women at Work” on October 4-6 in Oxford, Mississippi. While much attention has focused on women as stewards of home and hearth, the SFA asks how these farmers, artisans, and cooks built businesses and forged identities outside the domestic sphere. This year’s symposium is sold out, but the SFA will blog about […]

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Women at Work: Charlotte Druckman

The Southern Foodways Alliance will host its 16th annual Southern Foodways Symposium called “Women at Work” on October 4-6 in Oxford, Mississippi. While much attention has focused on women as stewards of home and hearth, the SFA asks how these farmers, artisans, and cooks built businesses and forged identities outside the domestic sphere. This year’s symposium is sold out, but the […]

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Film Bites: Gene’s Back-Room Wild Game Sunday Supper

Welcome to Film Bites, our weekly series of videos by renowned  filmmaker Joe York, in partnership with the Southern Foodways Alliance, that dishes out the diverse culture of Southern foods. Come back next Monday for another sliver from our Southern silver screen. From Monday through Saturday, Gene’s Bar-B-Que in Brinkley, Arkansas (about halfway between Memphis and Little Rock) offers a standard menu […]

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Film Bites: Waffle Shop

Welcome to Film Bites, our weekly series of videos by renowned  filmmaker Joe York, in partnership with the Southern Foodways Alliance, that dishes out the diverse culture of Southern foods. Come back next Monday for another sliver from our Southern silver screen. Since 1928, the Calvary Episcopal Church in Memphis, Tennessee has hosted a Waffle Shop during the Lenten season each spring. Staffed […]

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Film Bites: Mullet Catch

Welcome to Film Bites, our weekly series of videos by renowned  filmmaker Joe York, in partnership with the Southern Foodways Alliance, that dishes out the diverse culture of Southern foods. Come back next Monday for another sliver from our Southern silver screen.   If you live on the Gulf Coast, there’s a good chance you love mullet. (That would be the fish, […]

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