The region's food is inseparable from its political history Writer John T. Edge is a professional “observer of the South,” and in The Potlikker Papers, his “food history of the modern South,” he looks at the ways in which the South’s culinary traditions are inextricably linked with its history. Show More Summary
Plus reviews of ‘The Potlikker Papers,’ ‘Magic Mountain,’ and more Welcome to Eater’s Book Club, a column where we share the books — old or new — that we’ve read this month. (Yes, there’s a focus on food, eating, and dining out.) Hunger:...Show More Summary
John T. Edge discusses his new book The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South.
Author John T. Edge talks about his latest book, "The Potlikker Papers," a food history of the South
This week on Special Sauce the great Southern food chronicler John T. Edge, whose book The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South has just been published.
What’s in your Southern summer reading bag? A real page turner, we hope, like “The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South,” newly released from John T. Edge. Garden & Gun magazine surmises, “In the South, Edge notes, food...Show More Summary
The Potlikker Papers is a food history of the modern South, “the South that awakes from slumber in 1955 when the cooks and maids in Montgomery step off the buses and begin walking to work, rejecting Jim Crow,” says Edge.
Southern Foodways Alliance director/M.F.K Fisher Distinguished Writing Award Winner/Southern food expert John T. Edge has landed a deal to publish The Potlikker Papers. According to Publishers Marketplace, the book will be "a personal history of Southern food." Edge will...