Pork belly

I am feeling a little embarrassed. It has taken me a very long time to eat pork belly and to figure out what it really…

Chicks in crisis

Sometimes it takes that cold third eye to analyze a problem. Inadvertently, Mark became that third eye when he came to College Grove, Tennessee, to…

Tomatoes

It has come to my attention that I am a tomato snob. Mark brought this to my attention a few days ago. I had just…

Lodge Cast Iron

There is no single cooking vessel in the Southern United States more revered than the cast iron skillet. And the only people who make them…

Potlikker

I am full. I am full as a tick. Tonight was the Potlikker Film Festival, put on in Chattanooga by the Southern Foodways Alliance. Oh,…

Pad Thai

I know, I know. This is a blog about Southern food and I am going to talk to you about  Pad Thai. Some people think…