Sisters carry on legacy
Since as early as they can remember, sisters Kate Thomas and Angela Morris have made time in the kitchen a regular part of life.
Growing up in Tunica County, the sisters were introduced to cooking by their mother but also gained knowledge of the culinary arts from their grandparents and a family maid.
“I was probably five or six,” recalled Thomas of one of her most memorable experiences as a child. “We lived in Dundee and we had a maid named Mama Mandy and she made the best greens and tea cakes. We went to her house one time and they had a hog killing. They used every part of the pig and made sausage, ham, cracklings – everything. That was something I remember well, but I can’t ever remember not cooking.”