A Savory History of Arkansas Delta Food: Potlikker, Coon by Cindy Grisham

By Cindy Grisham

Up and down the Arkansas Delta, foodstuff tells a narrative. no matter if the time invoice Clinton approximately died so one can a coon dinner or the connections remodeled biscuits and gravy or the extra universal chook and dumpling feuds, the world is not any stranger to heritage. certainly one of America's final frontiers, it used to be settled within the overdue 19th century by way of a rough-and-tumble selection of bushes males, sharecroppers and marketers from around the globe who embraced the normal foodways and extra their very own twists. this day, the Arkansas Delta is the nation's biggest manufacturer of rice and provides different plants like catfish and candy potatoes. sign up for writer Cindy Grisham for this scrumptious look at Delta cuisine.

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