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October 2016

Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean & Southern Flavors Remixed (Review)

Thank goodness for Goodreads, because this book is LIT! Not only are the recipes friggin delicious, but Terry’s commentary imbues the text with an importance beyond just taste. Afro-Vegan is as much a project in acknowledging and documenting a rich, global… Continue Reading →

Quick’n’Simple Moroccan-Inspired Couscous

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup golden Raisins Cardomom seeds from about 2 pods (crushed by pilon or spice grinder) a shake or two each of ground ginger, clove, cumin, cayenne pepper,… Continue Reading →

EDRW Festival–Literary Cocktails

So, last night I was asked to serve as a judge for one of the Eat Drink Read Write Festival’s (BPL) newest and coolest events–a cocktail competition! Who could say no to four free artisan cocktails, inspired by Latin American… Continue Reading →

“Start with the visceral to ignite the cerebral and end with the political.” –Chef Bryant Terry, 10-1-16

(National) Taco Tuesday, Y’all!

Definitely needed some tasty food to get my mind off of those vice-pres debates last night. Luckily, it was National Taco Day! These babies are full of garlic, onion, potatoes, tomatoes, chilies, cauliflower, and cilantro. I just cut everything up… Continue Reading →

Chef Bryant Terry Comes to Birmingham!

  I was introduced to food justice activist (or “cheftivist”) and current MoAD Chef-in-Residence Bryant Terry’s work a few months ago by a friend who gave Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean & Southern Flavors Remixed five stars on Goodreads. The picture of… Continue Reading →

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