Summary: Skillet is a podcast about food and memory. We go into the kitchens of grandmas, chefs, farmers, activists, and anyone who stirs the pot. As dinner simmers on the stovetop, we explore equity and identity by looking back on life’s struggles and triumphs. Let’s cook together and listen to each other.
Treat yourself to a steamy bowl of ramen, courtesy of Dan Wu, the man behind Atomic Ramen.
Robin Reeves’ grandmother carried a pistol in her apron pocket when she worked on her tobacco farm in the mountains of North Carolina. Robin is equally tenacious as she fixes her grandmother’s famous chicken and dumplins and talks about her family’s Appalachian spirit.
Lima beans sometimes get a bad rap, but in the hands of Bruce Ucán, chef and owner of Mayan Cafe in Louisville, KY, these legumes are legendary.
Ashley C. Smith is on a mission to increase visibility of Kentucky's African American farmers past and present.
Hear some magical moments from this season’s storytellers and find out why we created this podcast.