About Sara Roahen | John T. Edge

Sara Roahen is an oral historian and the author of Gumbo Tales. She’s written for Tin House and Food & WineJohn T. Edge is the director of the Southern Foodways Alliance and the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture and A Gracious Plenty. @sararoahen @johntedge

A plate of shredded Coca-Cola brisket with a fork resting in the meat.

Coca Cola Brisket

This heartachingly tender brisket draws on just four ingredients, including a can of Coca Cola. Tasting is, truly, understanding.