The Real Texas Breakfast Taco History Involves Cannibalism, Ted Cruz, and War
Sure, breakfast tacos are an important cultural icon, but there’s so much more at stake. Their roles have played into state politics, international conflict, and cattle drives.
You Can Now Study Tacos at the University of Kentucky
This semester, the university is offering an undergraduate course called “Taco Literacy: Public Advocacy and Mexican Food in the US South.” And yes, your homework includes eating lot of tacos.
A People's History of Cornbread Stuffing
If it’s Southern and it predates Civil War, it means we’re talking about slavery. The fact is that enslaved people’s hands crafted the most popular American stuffing out of old cornbread.