This week on Hot Grease, Nicole Taylor recaps the week’s food headlines, including some of the backlash against “hipster farming”. Also tune in and hear about African American cooking history and antebellum kitchens from Michael Twitty of www.TheCookingGene.com. Find out the origins of one pot meals, BBQ and hearth cooking as it relates to slavery and African history. Later on the show, Caylin Sanders of EscapeMaker.com previews the upcoming Local Food & Travel Expo at One Hanson Place in Brooklyn. This program was brought to you by Whole Foods Market.


Photo: Michael Twitty of www.TheCookingGene.com

“At the end of the day, we all want the DIY movement to go mainstream. We want to make it accessible. I’m totally cool with [all this media coverage].”

“I think the problem with hipsters and farming is that sometimes they start growing food and doing these projects with an attitude as if they are the first to do it. They should pay homage to people in these communities that have been doing it long before they did.”

–Nicole Taylor on Hot Grease