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That Time I (Virtually) Cooked with Colorado Governor Jared Polis . . . .

I had great time doing a virtual cooking demonstration with Colorado Governor Jared Polis. We made southern-style greens with smoked turkey, and something I call the “Leftover Thanksgiving Dinner Slider.” It’s inspired by a sandwich I once had at the …
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Check out my fried chicken ๐Ÿ— article for BBC Travel!

Here’s an article that I wrote about fried chicken for BBC Travel. Hope you enjoy it!

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Catch the replay of my “White House Style” presentation!

I had a great time presenting on “Head of Plate: Inside the White House Kitchen.” It was part of the “White House Style” series conceived by Libby Caldwell and hosted by the O’More College of Architecture & Design at Belmont …
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Catch a Replay of my “Turn the Page” discussion on “The History of White People”

I was thrilled to participate in a “Turn the Page” event on Colorado Public Radio where I co-hosted, along with Ryan Warner, a discussion with author Dr. Nell Irvin Painter on her book The History of White People. For those …
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Catch the replay of my AJC Book Festival Virtual Appearance

If you missed the discussion of The President’s Kitchen Cabinet and Black Smoke, here’s how you may access the replay here. Here are some tips about Crowdcast from our help page to help you, and anyone you share the link …
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Great Places in the Denver Area to Celebrate “National Fried Chicken Day.”

Here’s my list of places where I think you’ll enjoy celebrating “National Fried Chicken Day,” also known as July 6th. I arrange these in categories that I hope you find helpful. Please note, I’m focused on bone-in chicken, not sandwiches. …
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Here’s my BBC World News Interview!

In case you missed it, I was on BBC World News TV on Monday, June 22, 2020. Here’s a link to the clip:

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Congratulations to the 2020 Inductees to the Barbecue Hall of Fame!

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Congratulations to the 2020 BBQ Hall of Fame Semifinalists!

Here are the nine semifinalists for the 2020 inductee class of the American Royal’s Barbecue Hall of Fame! The final three inductees will be announced towards the end of May 2020.

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ICYMI: I was on PBS’s “Somewhere South” with Chef Vivian Howard!

In case you missed it. I made a guest appearance on the barbecue episode of Somewhere South with Chef Vivian Howard! It was a lot of fun to hang with Chef Howard and find out more about North Carolina barbecue. …
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