We thought that in our first full episode after the funeral of Aretha Franklin, Vahisha would be the perfect person to talk about the great, the beautiful, and the terrible things that transpired during the service for Aretha. And she certainly was.
All things good and sweet and warm aspire to be compared to this pineapple upside down cake. We had the good fortune to have the woman herself, Marie Mott, take us to school in the kitchen and make this cake with us!
Mary Hooks shared this recipe with us because it’s something that is tied to the love of her great aunt. And Mary still asks her aunt to make them for her when she visits. These cookies are simple, comforting, and made to be shared. Just like love.
Maybe in the future we'll get some recipes for hot wings, buttermilk chicken, deep frying, or even some baked or vegetarian alternatives! We'll see. In the meantime, you can check out Episode 2: Fried Chicken with Cazembe Jackson to hear the conversation this ubiquitous Southern delicacy sparked.
Josiah Golson of Chattanooga, TN was kind enough to share his family's favorite macaroni and cheese recipe. A recipe that is so impressive that it's called Smack-aroni and cheese. We assume that's because it's lip-smacking good. Or because you might have to smack your cousin's hand away so you can get that good corner piece where the cheese is burnt just right.