Colonel Sanders, Mahalia Jackson and the South’s Influence on Fast Food

June 20, 2017
Listen: Colonel Sanders, Mahalia Jackson and the South’s Influence on Fast Food
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In an extended conversation with host Francis Lam, Southern food historian John T. Edge (The Potlikker Papers) discusses the different influences that two southern icons, Colonel Harland Sanders and Mahalia Jackson, had on the popular fast food of the region – fried chicken. Read more about Mahalia Jackson’s fried chicken legacy at Southern Foodways Alliance website.