As a Northwestern with roots extending to the American South and Midwest, I’ve come to understand my family better through food. Last weekend I tackled making one of the Holland/Guillory Families’ more complex dishes, Boudin – a rice-pork sausage. The dish comes in a few varieties. The two most well-known are Boudin Noir (includes pig blood) and Boudin Blanc– the version popular with my family.   Boudin gained popularity…
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Movies by nature are designed to entertain but on a deeper level they carry subtle messages and themes, which explain the dreams, ambitions, and fears of the cultures that create them. I recently stumbled across an article in the New York Times titled, “Movies in the Age of Obama” The piece was placed in the entertainment section but provides a fascinating cultural analysis of American film…
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