Archive of: Local Flavor

Title Issue
The Quest for Best

The Quest for Best

In the world of food, achieving “The Best” is firmly in the realm of subjectivity.

April 2016
Google This

Google This

February-March 2016
Simplicity, Simplicity, Simplicity

Simplicity, Simplicity, Simplicity

Why can’t a potato chip just taste like a potato and other culinary ponderings.

October 2015
God Bless America and Pass the Cheese Tortellini

God Bless America and Pass the Cheese Tortellini

In a show of solidarity for our service men and women, food writer Deb Barshafsky feasts on MREs for a week.

June-July 2015
Cannons and Confederate Cakes

Cannons and Confederate Cakes

Reading between the lines of an 1800s recipe collection

April 2015
Good Food, Good Drink,  Great Companionship

Good Food, Good Drink, Great Companionship

‘Tis the season to celebrate what’s important

November - December 2014
Girl Meets Cake and Other Life Lessons

Girl Meets Cake and Other Life Lessons

From a foodie point of view food is art­—celebrated, revered and passionately pursued, ultimately even competing with art as high culture.

August 2014
A Southern Icon

A Southern Icon

Deemed the paté of the South, pimento cheese is a staple everywhere from school lunchboxes to gourmet restaurant menus.

April 2014
Pomegranates, Pimento Cheese and Pork Cheeks

Pomegranates, Pimento Cheese and Pork Cheeks

Reflections on food writing— past, present and future

October 2013
Kitchen Disasters

Kitchen Disasters

If at first you don’t succeed, it doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a life of culinary mediocrity.

August 2013
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