Thursday, September 23

Deviled Egg Recipe Finalists Announced

The SFA is egg-cited to announce the five finalists in this year's deviled egg/stuffed egg recipe contest: Robert Croft, Kansas City, MO; Rick Ellis, New York, NY; Elizabeth Howard, New Orleans, LA; Margaret Ann Mitchell, Jackson, MS; and Elizabeth Williams, New Orleans, LA. Egg lovers will surely enjoy stuffing themselves with these prize eggs at the SFA symposium's Deviled Egg Degustation on October 8. Stay tuned to see who SFA will crown the King/Queen of Deviled Eggs, and check our website in early October to view the online cookbook featuring all of the recipes from this year's contest. Congratulations to our finalists!

Monday, September 20

Share a ride to the Symposium!

Registrants who submitted travel plans for carpooling to the symposium should all have received an e-mail Monday afternoon with travel itineraries for other registrants. If you are interested in carpooling but did not receive this message, please e-mail to have a copy sent your way. Happy carpooling!

Friday, September 17

Southern Foodways Symposium Sold Out!

SFA is pleased to announce that our conference is sold out again this year! If you missed registration and would still like to attend, e-mail for your name to be added to our wait list. In the event of cancellations, we'll use this list to invite more guests.

Tuesday, September 7

News from the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation

The CGRF supports sustainable heirloom grain repatriation research and education and provides a resource center for the study of historic heirloom grain culture and foodways. And this coming August -- that's August 2005 -- they will host a conference on Carolina rice culture. Log on to for details.