Delta Hot Tamales

Delta Hot Tamales

On this week’s show, we travel to Greenville, Mississippi for their annual Delta Hot Tamale Festival

  

We begin by speaking with author Julia Reed, who participates as the festival’s official Pizzazz Consultant. Julia’s writing has graced the pages of NewsweekThe Wall Street Journal, Vogue Magazine and Garden and Gun. She shares memories of the very first Hot Tamale Festival and the significance of the hot tamale in the Mississippi Delta.

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Louisiana Eats: Holiday Entertaining

Louisiana Eats: Holiday Entertaining

The holiday season is upon us and we’re throwing the ultimate cocktail party.

No one knows how to entertain quite like Julia Reed. In her book, But Mama Always Put Vodka in Her Sangria! she offers a number of stories from a lifetime of rollicking culinary escapades. Julia lets us in on some tips for hosting a cocktail party for the ages.

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'Table Talk' From The Delta And 'Good Eggs' From The Bay

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Writer Julia Reed joins us to talk about her early years in the Mississippi Delta, her travels around the world, and her home in the Crescent City. We'll also hear about a new program coming to New Orleans called Good Eggs, which connects people together online so they can source their food locally.  

We'll also have a quick bite to eat with Frank McMains and hear about the Long Beach red radish from radio host Felder Rushing.