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Hot Grease is a food culture radio show where the American South and your local food intersects. As host, Nicole A. Taylor reminds people what's great about food: reclaiming culinary traditions & celebrations, cooking at home and eating as a political act. Her show highlights the rising leaders in the good food world, from chefs to bloggers to urban gardeners.
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Georgia native Nicole A. Taylor has been an artisan candy maker, an activist, and a social media maven, and is currently the host of Hot Grease, a progressive food culture radio program on Heritage Radio Network. A member of Food Systems Network NYC, Southern Foodways Alliance, NOFA-NY, Flip the Table Youth Council Mentor, and a frequent panelist at New York City food events. Nicole worked as a community outreach consultant for the Brooklyn Food Coalition, raised funds for the Urban Justice Center through the Vendy Awards and now is an instructor for a GED & internship program that weaves in urban farming. She is featured in America I Am: Pass it Down Cookbook and is a principal at NAT Media.
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Hot Grease - Episode 153 - The Evolution of The Joy of Cooking
Everybody knows about The Joy Of Cooking, but few know the generational nature of the popular cookbook. Tune in to this week's episode of Hot Grease and hear from the fourth generation of editors for the iconic book, Megan Scott & John Becker. They explain how the nature of publishing has changed over four generations and what they do to continue improving The Joy Of Cooking and introduce it to new audiences far and wide. This program was sponsored by White Oak Pastures. Music provided courtesy of The California Honeydrops.
"In a lot of parts of the south people aren't familiar with The Joy of Cooking, it's very much a midwestern of north eastern book." [3:00]
-- Megan Scott of The Joy of Cooking on Hot Grease
"I think publishers can take advantage of authors less than they could before. It's harder to fudge the books with digital records these days." [4:00]
-- John Becker of The Joy of Cooking on Hot Grease…read more