Caption: Shea Shackelford enjoying a barbecue sundae at the 2005 National Cornbread Festival, Credit: Jennifer Deer
Image by: Jennifer Deer 
Shea Shackelford enjoying a barbecue sundae at the 2005 National Cornbread Festival 

Postcard from The National Cornbread Festival

From: Big Shed Audio
Length: 03:00

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"Oh, I love it. You can't live without corn bread. And you gotta cook it in that skillet, too! ... Corn bread basically was poor man's food that everybody loved. To this day my favorite meal is pinto beans, corn bread and buttermilk." Pour a tall glass of buttermilk and come with us to the National Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburg, Tennessee. This short, non-narrated postcard is a whirlwind sonic celebration of Southern food and culture.

Cornbread-sq245_small "Oh, I love it. You can't live without corn bread. And you gotta cook it in that skillet, too! ... Corn bread basically was poor man's food that everybody loved. To this day my favorite meal is pinto beans, corn bread and buttermilk." Pour a tall glass of buttermilk and come with us to the National Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburg, Tennessee. This short, non-narrated postcard is a whirlwind sonic celebration of Southern food and culture.

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Broadcast History

Originally broadcast on NPR's Day to Day on May 16, 2005.

Related Website

http://www.nationalcornbread.com/