I have no connection to the American South. But I’ve often noticed that the Southern foods of many countries resemble the Southern foods of many others — the polentas like the cornmeal grits and the porchetta like the whole hogs. The eau de vies like the moonshines. And certain ingredients are simply universal; sesame seeds found in Middle Eastern candies, on a New York bagel, on those fat and dry Italian breadsticks are no less common in the pantry of the American South, where they favor a breed known as benne seeds.GO TO STORE
The voters’ hearts were with “Shakespeare” — especially since the largest bloc in the academy is actors, and “they love movies about themselves,” Stone said. As Madden noted, “the movie is a love letter to the theater and acting.”GO TO STORE
The Maryland House of Delegates voted on Thursday to censure a white Democratic state delegate who admitted to using a racist slur during an after-hours gathering with her colleagues.GO TO STORE
She’s funny. I loved her parenthetical poke at herself and her “tips.” And, duh, yes, she stays over because how else would she know about his bunched bathroom rug. She worried about him slipping in the shower, so surely she had no illusions about his physique.