Category Archives: Cooking Videos

‘Lown Down Durty Blues’ and Black Eye Peas

Some things in life don’t require an explanation, nor should they attempt to give one. They simply ‘Defy Gravity’! Soul Food is one and ‘Da Blues’ is another. All Soul Food is NOT the same, as All Blues is NOT … Continue reading

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Chef Emanuel’s Cooking Videos (Buttermilk Cornbread Baby)

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Restaurant Review: ‘The Jazz Kitchen’ Indianapolis, IN.

Indianapolis, IN. is in close proximity to Chicago. It is just a 2 1/2 hour drive southeast of Chicago. As a native of Chicago, I have spent a good deal of time in Indy over the years. Though I currently reside … Continue reading

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Forget everything you thought you knew about Soul Food. Get the Real Skinny!

Forget everything you thought you knew about Soul Food. Most of it is plagued with false rumors and innuendo. It is time the World knows the TRUTH! “This cookbook is not just Granny’s recipes on a page”! Many are calling … Continue reading

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Who Knew? Pound Cake a (Soul Food Classic) was served at the inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

Who knew, that President Abraham Lincoln had a predilection for Soul Food? ‘Ole Abe’often requested it from the kitchen.   You can find more fascinating facts about American Food History in my New cookbook: Soul Food 10.0 ‘The Next Generation of Soul Food’  … Continue reading

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What is Soul Food exactly? What’s your definition?

What is Soul Food exactly? Everyone has their respective views, opinions and interpretations of Soul Food. What’s your definition? If you know what Soul Food is, now is your chance to share your knowledge with the World. Break it down! Please be specific. For the … Continue reading

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The Best Cooks in America are not on TV!

There are some home cooks in America that can really throw down in the kitchen. They’re your neighbors, brothers, sisters, Daddy’s, Mama’s, Big Mama’s cousin J.B.’s and your Grandpa Jake. These are some of the best cooks in America. They may … Continue reading

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Who told Boston Market they were a Soul Food Restaurant?

Boston Market features many Soul Food items on their menu. These are some of the side dishes offered at Boston Market. Among them are sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes and gravy, mac and cheese, string beans, squash, sweet corn and cornbread. These … Continue reading

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There’s NO such thing as Southern Cuisine or Comfort food: It’s called SOUL FOOD!

Some folks seem to be using the terms Southern Cuisine and Comfort Food with more regularity these days.  We’ve been systematically bombarded with these terms on the down low.  Have you ever wondered what they are, what they mean or where they came … Continue reading

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Kountry Kitchen Soul Food Restaurant, Indianapolis, IN. (review)

Recently I spent a few days in (Naptown) Indianapolis. A colleague suggested I check out the ‘Kountry Kitchen’ Soul Food restaurant. Carl really likes the food there and was actually salivating while he was talking about it. lol Carl knows … Continue reading

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