Music for the fall season, African-American cooking

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Trees with fall leaves.
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‘Simply Folk’ host Sile Sigley joins us to share songs for the changing seasons, from cozy tunes to spooky ballads. We also talk with an expert on culinary history about the ways African cuisine has shaped American cooking.

Featured in this Show

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  • 'High on the Hog' author Jessica B. Harris comes to UW-Stevens Point

    The culinary historian who wrote the book that inspired the Netflix series “High on the Hog” is coming to UW-Stevens Point. We talk to her about her work and trace the history of African influence on American dining.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Sile Shigley Guest
  • Jessica B. Harris Guest

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