Valen Sparks

Valen Sparks is a granddaughter of the Great Migration hailing from Chicago, a home cook, barbecue master in the making, and founder of Bless the Food a New Orleans based pop up and archive. She is interested in food as a bridge between the past and future with particular interest in the ways globalization, travel, and technology shift our palettes and food traditions.
I Tried Vodka Butter and It’s My New Favorite Party Trick
It comes together remarkably quickly.
Jan 28, 2023
Big Mama's Secret Cinnamon Roll Cake Tastes Like My Childhood
The popular Reddit recipe is worth the hype.
Oct 20, 2022