Fire up the grill for Memorial Day weekend with these expert tips, tricks and recipes

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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and, for many, grilling season.As Americans get ready to gather with friends and fire up the grill, 'Good Morning America' tapped a handful of culinary experts to share their tips to tame the flames as well as easy, delicious recipes that will be a hit all summer long.

— Kelly McCarthy

'Oprah, you need to try this': Chef Kenny Gilbert on fusion food and his famous fried chicken

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The 'Top Chef' star's first cookbook, 'Southern Cooking, Global Flavors' is out now

— Ashlie D. Stevens

'Top Chef' star Kenny Gilbert pairs chicken wing mole with charred corn-jalapeño mac and cheese

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Here's the recipe from his new book 'Southern Cooking, Global Flavors'

— Kenny Gilbert

Jacksonville Magazine, May 2022

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This issue of Jacksonville Magazine includes Best In Jax and Best In Bride readers poll results.

— Jacksonville Magazine

Oprah's Favorite Chicken Sandwich Packs A Major Flavor Bomb Bun

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Of course, there are fancier versions of this recipe that you can try at home. Kenny Gilbert, Oprah's longtime personal chef, shared a one-of-a-kind version that packs major flavor. The renowned TV host is a huge fan of this meal — and with good reason.

— Maddie Brown

The Fried Chicken Sandwich Oprah Raves About

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Southern chef Kenny Gilbert shares a recipe that wowed Oprah's dinner guests.

— Kenny Gilbert

How to Make the Flavor Bomb, Oprah Winfrey's Favorite Fried-Chicken Sandwich

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The chef Kenny Gilbert shares his take on chicken and biscuits.

— Tori Latham

Kenny Gilbert's Jerk-Spiced Spareribs

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In his enlightening new cookbook, the Jacksonville chef brings home global variations on Southern classics

— Steve Russell

Kenny Gilbert's Coffee-Rubbed Spareribs with Poblano Apple Slaw

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Earthy flavors and espresso enhance classic ribs and slaw

— Kenny Gilbert

Kenny Gilbert's Wasabi, Honey, and Soy-Glazed Baby Back Ribs

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Layered cultural influences liven up pork ribs

— Kenny Gilbert

Stories of Black History, soul food | Vivid Hues

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Vivid Hues: Stories of Black History shares the important origin of soul food, connecting Black culture to its African roots.

— Keitha Nelson

Black culinary talent shines at South Beach Wine & Food Festival

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Last weekend's 22nd annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) ended on a delicious high note for the more than a dozen featured Black chefs and thousands of festivalgoers.

Nicole Gates, co-owner, serves up smoked salmon slaw salads at the Overtown Eatup
— Johania Charles

Building a Legacy: Dr. Charles McIntosh, Jacksonville's first Black pediatrician

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A pioneer in Sickle Cell research, Dr Charles McIntosh a graduate of Old Stanton High School became the first African American pediatrician in Jacksonville.

— Keitha Nelson

Music festival coming to America's first free African-American settlement

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More than 100 years before slavery was abolished, slaves would escape to Fort Mose for freedom.

— KeitLeah Shieldsn

Building a Legacy: Spot Rite Cleaners

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She started work cleaning the bathrooms at Spot Rite Cleaners. Now, she owns the business and the adjacent strip.

— Atyia Collins

How to celebrate Black History Month across the First Coast

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NE Florida is steeped in Black history, its culture imbued with the effects of past and present Black leadership, from music and arts to architecture and religion.

— First Coast News Staff

Explore The World Through Cooking With Chef Kenny Gilbert

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The Florida chef distills a lifetime of cooking and traveling into a gorgeous new cookbook.

— Alana Al-Hatlani