John Martin Taylor

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Halloween Treats LIVE at Hy-Vee and Southern Delights on the Stream!

HalloweenGET READY FOR HALLOWEEN THIS WEEK LIVE AT HY-VEE ON GREAT TASTE-7:00 PM IN THE CLUB ROOM

We are going to have a scary good time this Wednesday in the Hy-Vee Club Room.  The Indian Hills culinary crew featuring Savannah Strode and Kellie KuenzlerWitch have a spooktacular Halloween bash planned.  Featured on the menu are:

Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup

Mesculun Meanies-a salad full of surprises & Pumpkin Bars

Now, here's the challenge:  Put on a costume and join in the fun.  Best costume wins a prize!!!!!!!!!! Join Hy-Vee's Dennis Lopp, our health coach, Emily Rose Shaw, and musician Tom Allen, for 60 minutes of delicious radio.

ON THE STREAM THIS WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY-A REBROADCAST OF ONE OF MY FAVORITE INTERVIEWS

Hoppin' John's Lowcountry CookingJohn Martin TaylorThe 20th anniversary edition of John Martin Taylor's highly acclaimed first book, Hoppin' John's Lowcountry Cooking: Recipes and Ruminations from Charleston and the Carolina Coastal Plain, was published this month by the University of North Carolina Press.  When the book first hit stores twenty years ago it was called "a stunner" by the New York Times.  It brought a revival of interest in the culinary traditions of of the South by providing not only 250 updated recipes for dishes including shrimp and grits, she-crab soup, Chicken Country Captain, pimento cheese, cheese pigs (straws), and benne crackers, but making the history of these and other dishes come alive.

For me and my family the book struck a close personal note.  My wife spent most of her very early years in Charleston where her mother's family lived.  She continued to visit her great-grandmother, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins every summer, and after we were married we carried on that annual pilgrimage.  Once the kids arrived on the scene we became one of those normal families packing up the car for the summer vacation for a couple of weeks on the beach traveling from St. Louis and later Fairfield to Charleston.