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African American Cookbook : Traditional and Other Favorite Recipes (Revised / Updated) (Paperback)

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An African American Cookbook: Traditional and Other Favorite Recipes is a bountiful collection of favorite foods and the memories that go with them. The traditional foods reflect the ingenious, resourceful, and imaginative Africans who made them. Woven among the four hundred recipes are rich historic anecdotes and sayings. They were discovered or lived by the cookbook’s contributors, many of whose ancestors participated in the Underground Railroad or lived near where it was active. This is a cookbook rich in history and rich in easy-to-prepare, wonderfully tasty food! Recipes include:Collard greens with ham hocksCornbread sausage stuffingSmoked turkey and black-eyed peesPan-fried okraFried green tomatoes14-day sweet picklesYogurt and chives biscuitsSweet potato pieAnd more!Author Phoebe Bailey’s congregation in historic Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has a long history with Underground Railroad activity. Today they offer Underground Railroad reenactments and a buffet of traditional African American food to their many visitors. This cookbook celebrates those historic events, when this church fed and then helped to spirit enslaved Africans to safety.
An African American Cookbook: Traditional and Other Favorite Recipes is a bountiful collection of favorite foods and the memories that go with them. The traditional foods reflect the ingenious, resourceful, and imaginative Africans who made them. Woven among the four hundred recipes are rich historic anecdotes and sayings. They were discovered or lived by the cookbook?s contributors, many of whose ancestors participated in the Underground Railroad or lived near where it was active. This is a cookbook rich in history and rich in easy-to-prepare, wonderfully tasty food! Recipes include:

Collard greens with ham hocks
Cornbread sausage stuffing
Smoked turkey and black-eyed pees
Pan-fried okra
Fried green tomatoes
14-day sweet pickles
Yogurt and chives biscuits
Sweet potato pie
And more!

Author Phoebe Bailey?s congregation in historic Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has a long history with Underground Railroad activity. Today they offer Underground Railroad reenactments and a buffet of traditional African American food to their many visitors. This cookbook celebrates those historic events, when this church fed and then helped to spirit enslaved Africans to safety.
Edition: Revised / Updated
Number of Pages: 246.0
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Sub-Genre: Regional + Ethnic / American / Southern States
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Phoebe Bailey
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2015
TCIN: 31172274
UPC: 9781680990546
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-2963

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