Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

April 13, 2018
by jenniferpuryear

Hot Chicken – and Forbidden Fruit

Book Titles: The Fire Sermon, Mrs. Fletcher, The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South

Nashville’s supposed to be reading The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of The Modern South for its annual community-wide “Nashville Read.” I started it and put it down. Started it again – and put it down. After the third time, I gave up. How can a history of food and cooking in the South read so much like a school textbook? One could fairly describe …

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