Flying Brisket, Comfy Cow a Champion, Cracking the Jemima Code, Mountain Talk, Forgotten Fruit, Donut Booty, & more! in the Weekly Miscellany
The Case of the Flying Brisket: In a story that went viral nationally, a man was arrested and charged at the Kentucky Barbecue Festival in Danville after hitting a woman with hot brisket. “The employee at D-Bo’s picked up a brisket out of the cooker and tossed it toward the Firehouse camp,” said Danville Police Sgt. Jonathan Courtwright. Police were not able to recover the “weapon.”
Investigation: Is the moon made of cheese?
Meanwhile, Rona Roberts ponders cheese at Savoring Kentucky.
Mountain Talk podcast talks Appalachian food and the Appalachian Food Summit
Breaking the Jemima Code: An excerpt from the new book Breaking the Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks
Forgotten Fruit: An excerpt from the new book Pawpaw: In Search of America’s Forgotten Fruit
Just when you thought you could escape, Starbucks opens on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
Aaaaaarrrr, matey! Saturday, September 19, is Talk Like a Pirate Day at Krispy Kreme. Talk like a pirate for a free donut; dress like a pirate for a free dozen.