Who doesn't love fried chicken? One of America's premiere comfort food's has been undergoing a serious renaissance over the past few years - and today on Eat Your Words, guest host Briana Kurtz talks fried chicken with Lee Schrager and Adeena Sussman, co-authors of "Fried & True: More than 50 Recipes for America's Best Fried Chicken and Sides". The book leaves no stone unturned, or bird uncooked, covering everything from history to recipes in attempt to give readers a full understanding of the beloved crispy poultry dish. From Nashville to New Orleans - learn about the geography, tradition and technique behind fried chicken on a delicious episode of Eat Your Words!. This program was sponsored by Whole Foods Market.


"Fried chicken originally came from Scotland and made it's way to the South. Once it got to the South, it became a staple of the comfort food diet." [03:00]

--Lee Schrager on Eat Your Words

"Cooking is like computer coding - one difference can make a complete change in the final product." [05:00]

--Adeena Sussman on Eat Your Words