Authentic South: A Storytelling Podcast On Southern Culture http://wfae.org en Chef Vivian Howard http://wfae.org/post/chef-vivian-howard <p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">Vivian Howard is the chef at&nbsp;</span><a href="http://chefandthefarmer.com/" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); margin-top: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;" target="_blank">Chef and the Farmer</a><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">&nbsp;in the small Eastern North Carolina town Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:18:14 +0000 Tanner Latham 54725 at http://wfae.org Chef Vivian Howard Southern Living's Hunter Lewis http://wfae.org/post/southern-livings-hunter-lewis <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/154775940&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:38:52 +0000 Tanner Latham 53817 at http://wfae.org Southern Living's Hunter Lewis To Eat A Pig, Pt. 2 http://wfae.org/post/eat-pig-pt-2 <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">In <a href="http://wfae.org/post/eat-pig-pt-1">To Eat A Pig, Pt. 1</a></span><span style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">, we met Sean Kelley, a writer who set out to raise a couple of pigs for the purpose of butchering them himself. He was so adamant about that mission that he even named the pigs Lunch and Dinner. This episode picks up at the point where Dinner had grown to over 300 pounds, and Sean was finally ready to slaughter her.</span></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/153015015&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:42:21 +0000 Tanner Latham 52430 at http://wfae.org To Eat A Pig, Pt. 2 To Eat A Pig, Pt. 1 http://wfae.org/post/eat-pig-pt-1 <p style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;"><span style="margin-top: 0px; font-size: 16px;">Sean Kelley is a journalist, and in this show, he begins telling us the sometimes comic/sometimes tragic story&nbsp;</span><span style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 16px;">about raising a couple of pigs so that he could slaughter, butcher and eat them just learn about that entire process firsthand.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;"><span style="margin-top: 0px; font-size: 16px;">"We know everything about pork and beef and poultry. We know nothing about pigs and cows and chickens," he says.&nbsp;</span><br />&nbsp;</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/150565258&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 18:51:59 +0000 Tanner Latham 51571 at http://wfae.org To Eat A Pig, Pt. 1 Authentic South: Chef Hugh Acheson http://wfae.org/post/authentic-south-chef-hugh-acheson <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147528953&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 14:09:29 +0000 Tanner Latham 50384 at http://wfae.org Authentic South: Chef Hugh Acheson The Newest New South http://wfae.org/post/newest-new-south <p style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">“Folks started talking about the New South after the Civil War," says Tom Hanchett, staff historian at the&nbsp;<a href="http://museumofthenewsouth.org/" style="color: rgb(85, 85, 85); margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Levine Museum of the New South</a>&nbsp;in Charlotte. "Where we are now is the newest of the New Souths, the Newcomer South.” Tom speaks about the ever-evolving South, especially as it relates to food, from a booth in El Pulgarcito, a Honduran-Salvadoran-Mexican restaurant on the east side of the city.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">Special music in this episode courtesy of Charlotte-based band&nbsp;</span><a href="http://carlotantalents.com/ultimanotaband/" style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">UltimaNota</a><span style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">.&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/138324565&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:28:00 +0000 Tanner Latham 46458 at http://wfae.org The Newest New South Mastering The Art Of Southern Cooking http://wfae.org/post/mastering-art-southern-cooking <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">Cynthia Graubart attained culinary celebrity status last year when she won a James Beard Award for the cookbook she co-wrote with famed Southern author Nathalie Dupree. It’s called&nbsp;</span><em style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking</em><span style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">, and it is amazing. It took four years to write, and it weighs six and a half pounds. It’s got 750 recipes and another 650 variations on the standards. It is becoming itself a standard--a bible--for any Southern cook.</span></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/132246523&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:38:26 +0000 Tanner Latham 44133 at http://wfae.org Mastering The Art Of Southern Cooking Remembering Eudora Welty http://wfae.org/post/remembering-eudora-welty <p style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">Eudora Welty was one of the South’s most beloved writers, and her fiction is still a study in detail and dialogue and wit. Her settings were often Southern, but her themes were universal. Eudora won multiple awards in her lifetime, including a Pulitzer in 1973 for her novel&nbsp;<em style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">The Optimist’s Daughter</em>. She passed away in 2001.</p><p style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">The audio you hear of Eudora in this episode is part of folklorist Bill Ferris' recent book The Storied South, which is a collection of interviews with iconic writers, musicians, historians, photographers and artists.&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">I first featured Bill in&nbsp;<a href="http://authenticsouth.com/new-blog/2013/9/10/episode-10-folklorist-bill-ferris" style="color: rgb(85, 85, 85); margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Episode 10</a>, and we talked extensively about his 40-year career and how the South has perfected the art of storytelling.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">In this episode, Bill returns to tell us about his close friendship with the famous Southern writer.&nbsp;</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/129843428&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 20:58:40 +0000 Tanner Latham 43504 at http://wfae.org Remembering Eudora Welty Authentic South: Shenandoah Valley Shape Note Singers http://wfae.org/post/authentic-south-shenandoah-valley-shape-note-singers <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/127641064&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 20:30:07 +0000 Kelley Libby 42317 at http://wfae.org Authentic South: Shenandoah Valley Shape Note Singers Authentic South: Novelist Cassandra King http://wfae.org/post/authentic-south-novelist-cassandra-king <p></p><p style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">Bestselling novelist Cassandra King talks about her new book&nbsp;<em>Moonrise</em>&nbsp;as well as her writing relationship with her husband, famous author Pat Conroy.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="color: rgb(26, 15, 15); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 22.399999618530273px;">"Being married to another writer was just like dropping a little fat kid into a candy store."&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:27:49 +0000 Tanner Latham 41081 at http://wfae.org Authentic South: Novelist Cassandra King