The Okie Dish

Series produced by This Land Press

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The Okie Dish goes behind a meal's recipe to find the food's story.

The series features entertaining tales from cooks, bakers and beer brewers in Oklahoma.

Stories in The Okie Dish include the trials and tribulations of winning a state fair pie competition and a tale about a time in America when apples were considered a delicacy.


6 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Caldwell O'Keefe tending bar at his house in Tulsa, Okla., Credit: Abby Wendle
Caldwell O’Keefe was part-owner of and bartender at Nine of Cups, a restaurant and bar on Tulsa’s Boston Avenue. In the 1970s, O’Keefe mixed drinks...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Apr 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Rabyne Rogue, a woman converting to Judaism, gets to know the Jewish community through Challah bread baking classes every Wednesday night at B’nai ...

Bought by KOSU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 03, 2012
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 2
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Hand fishing, grabbling, or noodling is something that Gary Altizer knows plenty about. After all, he is a proud 4th generation noodler. Listen a...

Bought by KOSU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 29, 2011
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kate Kline with Casserole, Credit: Abby Wendle
Kate Kline’s eating habits are evolving - from conventional family dinners in her 1950s Tulsa childhood, to fancy teas as an officers’ wife, to veg...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Coleslaw isn't what most people would call a delicacy - but it was treated that way in Wes Alexander's family. His grandparents were Oklahoma wheat...

Bought by KOSU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 2
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As a long-time Tulsa attorney, Joseph L. Hull has spent much of his life negotiating deals. Two summers ago he found himself up against a woman wit...

Bought by KOSU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 04:06
  • Purchases: 3