• Whiskey Sweet Tea Oven Fried Chicken

    If soul food is found in the heart of the South, fried chicken is found at the heart of soul food. My mother, born and raised in Arkansas, grew up on fried chicken. Though she did not make it often while I was growing up, it is something ingrained in her memory and even more […]

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  • Oh, Lard.

    A five-pound container of rendered pig fat is intimidating, let’s be honest. Ours is not a generation raised to look kindly upon animal fat of any kind. No, we were taught to prefer fats of the vegetable persuasion, hydrogenated with a dash of yellow 5 if you have any. Now that we’re older and wiser, […]

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