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52m 41s

Porridge for the Soul

At a dinner honoring pioneering chef Edna Lewis, Vivian gives porridge the royal treatment and learns about African American contributions to Southern cuisine. While in the port city, Vivian learns how rice holds the key to slavery’s sordid history.

52m 41s

American as Hand Pie

Vivian’s crash course in mass producing hand pies inspires her to revisit the applejacks of her youth. Her journey includes a trip to West Virginia for a taste of their signature pepperoni rolls and a look at the world’s most popular hand pie — the empanada.

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