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The Good Wife Works – On soul food

The Good Wife Works – On soul food

Apr. 17 |       Filmmaker Byron P. Hurt (born 12/31/69) presented his documentary Soul Food Junkies at Macalester College in St. Paul during Black History Month 2013. The film was also shown at the Merriam Park Branch of the St. Paul Public Library...

Collard greens and chicken sans fat

Collard greens and chicken sans fat

Oct. 3 |   Soul food reinvented using a blend of cultural flavors   Growing up during a time where the daily aroma of fried chicken drifted throughout homes seldom locked, I recall the magical experience of tasting those crispy morsels, prepared...

Cooking from the essence: Who we are is in what we eat

Cooking from the essence: Who we are is in what we eat

Sep. 12 | While good nutrition is certainly important, and the food that we eat influences our health, so does the essence of the cook who prepares it — an essence which not only affects the flavor of the food, but which also determines the overall mind-body-spirit...

Restaurant visit sparks battle of the palate versus the soul

Restaurant visit sparks battle of the palate versus the soul

Apr. 23 |         By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer   A few weeks ago, a fellow food enthusiast and I sat down over a plate of bleu cheese-slathered hot wings to talk shop and all things food. Indulging ourselves in a ritual...

Changing diet doesn’t have to mean sacrificing cultural identity

Changing diet doesn’t have to mean sacrificing cultural identity

Mar. 14 |     By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer     If music is the language of the soul, then cooking is the language of the heart. Incidentally, it is the heart which is most affected by the type of food we eat. Yvette Salter, 42,...

Soul food: like Black art or music, embodies transformation

Soul food: like Black art or music, embodies transformation

Jan. 4 |     By Michelle Lawrence Contributing Writer   As Mother Nature has shifted her aura to accommodate the cool, crisp shades of winter, I am reminded that the season of harvest has passed and now is the time for thoughtful reflection,...