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Black chef launches line of soul food starter kits in 1,000+ grocery stores nationwide

Black chef launches line of soul food starter kits in 1,000+ grocery stores nationwide

Meet a culinary expert and business leader Claude Booker, the CEO, and founder of Booker’s Soul Food Starters which are now available in over 1,000 grocery stores across the country. His business providing Southern side dishes for buffets was decimated as a direct result of the pandemic, and most buffets remain closed. He pivoted his business during...

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black owned fish fry restaurant launches franchise opportunity

Fish Fry Restaurant Launches Franchise Opportunity

‘Now that’s good eatin!’, the tag line for Joe’s Gourmet Fish Fry. This product is a golden light delicious seafood coating ready for your fish, shrimp, and vegetables. The Joe’s Gourmet brand is a dynamic one with restaurants right inside several Walmart stores across the country. And 2021 will be the golden year for this company...

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Black-Owned Sauce Hits 99 Supermarkets

Black-Owned Sauce Hits 99 Supermarkets

Meet Reggie D. Smith, founder and CEO of STL Pure Heat, the perfect mix of flavor and heat that hit the scene in 2020. It became an instant household staple, and with three different flavors, Sweet n Spicy, Sweet and Mild, and Garlic Heat, there is something for every dish. Each bottle has a unique blend...

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Evidence That We’re Eating All Wrong

Evidence That We’re Eating All Wrong

Forget fat, it’s carbs that might stick it to your ticker. From the glorious gluttony that is the turducken, to the gustatory pleasures (#foodporn) that make up so many Instagram photos, Americans sure do know how to eat. What to eat—that is, what we should be eating to stay healthy—remains somewhat elusive. We’re told that...

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Evidence That We’re Eating All Wrong

Evidence That We’re Eating All Wrong

From the glorious gluttony that is the turducken, to the gustatory pleasures (#foodporn) that make up so many Instagram photos, Americans sure do know how to eat. What to eat—that is, what we should be eating to stay healthy—remains somewhat elusive. We’re told that Veganism, the meat-heavy Paleo Diet, and the somewhere-in-the-middle Mediterranean Diet are...

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“Wild-caught,” “organic,” “grass-fed”: what do all these animal welfare labels actually mean?

“Wild-caught,” “organic,” “grass-fed”: what do all these animal welfare labels actually mean?

A shopper’s guide to the labels on meat, dairy, and eggs. On a simple run to the grocery store, we’re confronted by a dizzying array of food labels in the meat, dairy, and egg aisles. From “natural” to “Certified Humane” to “free-range,” it can be difficult to know which labels on animal products signal that...

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What’s The Deal With Going Gluten-Free?

What’s The Deal With Going Gluten-Free?

You may be wondering about just what a “gluten- free” diet is for many reasons. Maybe you were recently diagnosed  with celiac disease, or maybe your child’s classmate can’t enjoy sweets that include gluten. You may have noticed restaurant menu selections marked “gluten-free” or all the foods in grocery stores that sport gluten-free labels. So...

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BayLeaf Indian Cuisine Opens In Montgomery

BayLeaf Indian Cuisine Opens In Montgomery

Today our Publisher had the opportunity to have lunch at BayLeaf Authentic Indian Cuisine. Not knowing what to expect from the NEW indian restaurant, he had that taste of Authentic Indian Cuisine. “As I entered the establishment, I was greeted and immediately seated (at that point he was the only customer and they close in...