This week on A Taste of the Past, Linda’s guest is culinary historian, storyteller, and Soul Food authority, Tonya Hopkins. Linda and Tonya talk about American master cook Anne Northrup (wife of Solomon Northrup) and the significance she had on American cuisine and in particular, soul food. This program has been sponsored by Cain Vineyard & Winery. Today’s music provided by Plexophonic.


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“People think of ham as cooked and salted, but people made their own ham back then.” [26:00]

Tonya Hopkins on A Taste of the Past