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Building a Nutty Business

When I first got to know Jessica Taige, I knew we would get along for several reasons. First, she is an ambitious food entrepreneur. Second, she makes delicious peanut butter cups.  Jessie made her first batch of homemade peanut butter cups in 2013. Now, she makes them full time as […]

Cornbread and Community

A quick Google search will reveal a lively debate over what is “authentic” cornbread. People on the internet argue over everything from who makes the best cornbread (spoiler: it’s always their grandmother), if cornbread should have sugar in it or not, if it must be made in cast iron — […]

Strawberries on a cutting board

What America Eats

2016 was a tough year, and 2017 isn’t shaping up to be much better. Reading the news leaves me in a fit of rage or a pit of despair, and it is exhausting. I’m not the only one who feels this way. Former President George W. Bush said it best: […]

“What do you cook?”

In late 2016, I decided to take a career break. Though I loved the people I worked with, something wasn’t quite jiving. I wanted to take some time to figure it all out. During this time, I did some volunteer work to speak with women who were taking classes to […]