There are ingredients that are so closely associated with a geography they seem inextricably tied to them and their terroir. The great Georgia born writer Flannery O’ Connor wrote this about the craft of storytelling, “When you can assume that your audience holds the same beliefs as you do, you can … relax a little and use more normal means of talking to it; when you have to assume that the audience does not, then you have to make your vision apparent by shock … to the hard of hearing you shout, and to the near-blind, you draw large and startling figures.”

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“A Word On Food” airs on WLRN every Saturday around 8:30 a.m. at 91.3 and also 91.5 on the radio.


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