Does Anybody Bake Chocolate Cake Anymore? ISO Contestants for Cake Contest

Eclectic types tend to keep their fingers in a lot of pies…and cakes. This blog, of course, being no exception. That’s why Eclectique916.com is helping the “Makes-Me-Wanna SHOUT! Chocolate Layer Cake Baking Challenge“ get the word out that the contest is looking for contestants with a passion for baking, age 18 years and up, and […]

In Defense of Fried Chicken

In Freetown, fried chicken was a very special dish. — Edna Lewis, The Taste of Country Cooking 1976 This week’s Black History month moment appears to be the flap over the menu in NBC’s cafeteria at the Rock in New York City. Questlove, a member of The Roots (Jimmy Fallon’s house band), took a pic […]

Feet Don’t Fail Me Now – Fat Tuesday at Eatonville Restaurant

This is one year I wish I was in New Orleans for Mardi Gras. The city’s already pumped about the Saints being in the Super Bowl. And as UndercoverBlackman told me “The city really needs this.” But I’m working Fat Tuesday on another Mardi Gras celebration at Eatonville Restaurant for Food and Folklore. I asked […]