Helen’s Bar-B-Que in Brownsville

The pork sandwich pulled from the shoulder is the star of the menu. Ms. Turner smokes her pork shoulder without a rub over an open pit over the course of a day with coals fired from hickory and oak wood. Continue reading Helen’s Bar-B-Que in Brownsville

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Slugburgers at Borroum’s Drug Store

In the early 20th century, people living in the Tennessee Valley began making hamburgers with ground meat and extenders of soybean meal to cut food cost. This practice gained popularity during the Great Depression. This legacy food continues to present day in a wide belt of communities along the river in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Corinth, Mississippi hosts an annual Slugburger Festival and is widely thought … Continue reading Slugburgers at Borroum’s Drug Store