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Soul Food : Classic Cuisine from the Deep South; Sheila Ferguson, Shelia Ferguson

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Sylvia's Family Soul Food Cookbook : From Hemingway, South Carolina to Harlem
by Sylvia Woods, Melissa Clark

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The "Queen of Soul Food" writes about family and friends and tells her remarkable rags-to-riches success story. 125 recipes. in color. Read more


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Sylvia's Soul Food : Recipes from Harlem's World-Famous Restaurant
by Sylvia Woods, Christopher Styler (Contributor)

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A cookbook from the owner of the renowned New York City restaurant includes more than one hundred recipes for authentic soul food, from breakfasts of grits, eggs, and pork sausage to dinners of smothered chicken and biscuits. 50,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. Read more


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Soul Food : Recipes & Reflections from African-American Churches
by Joyce White

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5 out of 5 stars
Florence Fabricant, The New York Times, 4/15/98
The pages of SOUL FOOD are filled with grainy black-and-white snapshots of church suppers and women in aprons tending big pots of greens on the stove. It is not the first African-American cookbook to wander down this memory lane. But unlike many such books, this one is written with an alluring... Read more


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The Black Family Reunion Cookbook : Recipes & Food Memories from the National Council of Negro Women, Inc
by National Council of Negro Women

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"The NCNW...speaks to the wealth and diversity of African-American cooking...After reading this book, you'll see why it's so hard to leave home". BILL COSBY. Read more


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Vertamae Cooks in the Americas' Family Kitchen (Americas' Family Kitchen (Television Program).)
by Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor, Vertamae Grosvenor

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From Booklist , February 15, 1997
Part of the popular Americas' Family Kitchen series on PBS, Vertamae Cooks is itself a gourmet feast. Blended with recipes representing "low south" African American cooking is a sweet mix of history, anthropology, and storytelling that come together to create a tasty treat for the most modest of... Read more


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Down-Home Wholesome : 300 Low-Fat Recipes from a New Soul Kitchen
by Danella Carter

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5 out of 5 stars
Finally, a cookbook that interprets America's first "comfort food" in light of the new lower-fat paradigm! Low-fat soul food doesn't have to be an oxymoron any more, thanks to Danella Carter's long food-loving family tradition and gift for experimentation. Her Grilled Barbecued Chicken has only 204... Read more


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Mother Africa's Table: A Collection of West African and African-American Recipes and Cultural Traditions
by Cassandra Hughes Webster

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Doubleday Books
Hardcover - 224 pages
(May 1998)

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5 out of 5 stars
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The richness of the African American heritage is presented here in glorious recipes and life-affirming ceremonies and enriched with historical and cultural insights.

A wonderful compendium of foods, feasts and festivities, Mother Africa's Table brings to life the history of a people, the survival and... Read more


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Iron Pots and Wooden Spoons : Africa's Gift to New World Cooking
by Jessica B. Harris

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Cajun, Creole, and Caribbean dishes all have their roots in the cooking of West and Central Africa; the peanuts, sweet potatoes, rice, cassava, plantains, and chile pepper that star in the cuisines of New Orleans, Puerto Rico, and Brazil are as important in the Old World as they are in the New... Read more


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The Black Family Dinner Quilt Cookbook : Health Conscious Recipes & Food Memories
by Dorothy I. Height(Editor), National Council of negr

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The creators of The Black Family Reunion Cookbook now offer recipes for wonderful dishes that capture all the down-home Southern flavor--but provide only minimal salt and fat. Uplifting anecdotes by Mary McLeod Bethune, the founder of the National Council of Negro Women, complement the recipes.... Read more


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Soul and Spice : African Cooking in the Americas
by Heidi Haughy Cusick, et al

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The essence of African cooking comes alive in a marvelous introduction to this delicious cuisine. Based largely on beans, grains, and vegetables enhanced with flavorful seasonings, these recipes encompass traditional fare from the Caribbean, Brazil, and the American South. A chapter covers the... Read more


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A Taste of Heritage : The New African-American Cuisine
by Joe Randall, et al

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Hardcover - 352 pages

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Some of the great professional cooks in the country happen to be African American, and A Taste of Heritage happens to be a collection of foods and dishes that reflects both their family histories and their training. Chef Joe Randall has reached out to 11 of his peers to contribute to this... Read more


12.   What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking, Soups, Pickles, Preserves, Etc.
by Mrs. Fisher, Abby Fisher

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If I Can Cook/You Know God Can (Bluestreak Series)
by Ntozake Shange

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Entertainment Weekly, Carmela Ciuraru
...as valuable for its inspirational and factual nuggets as it is for its unusual recipes... --This text refers to the hardcover edition of this title Read more


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Automatic Y'All : Weaver D's Guide to the Soul
by Dexter Weaver, Patrick Allen

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5 out of 5 stars
SOURCE_SUBMIT_FORMAT_FULL , October 16, 1999
Meet the hardest working man in soul food!
Spin, Rolling Stone, New Music Express, Maxim, Southern Living, MTV, VH1, CNN, and others have hailed Weaver D the hardest working man in soul food!

It's time to get your Ph.D. in Weaver D!

"Weaver holds a tenth-degree black belt in soul food. You're just not going to beat him."--Bill Berry

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The Welcome Table : African American Heritage Cooking
by Jessica B. Harris, Patrick Eck (Illustrator)

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5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist , December 15, 1994
If Harris' more than 200 recipes don't appeal at first, her detailed historical introduction and the interviews launching each chapter will initially attract readers. Capturing tradition is her goal; to be true to the African American heritage, she deliberately includes old-fashioned ingredients and... Read more


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Essence Brings You Great Cooking
by Jonell Nash

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Hardcover - 465 pages
(June 1994)

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A reviewer, January 2, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Worth every penny
Jonell Nash is simply wonderful. This book is creative, attractive, practical and health-smart. Never before have I seen a cookbook offer so many different ways that soul food lovers can enjoy their favorites and cut the fat at the same time. Every southern and soul food cooking kitchen should have... Read more


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The African-American Kitchen : Cooking from Our Heritage
by Angela Shelf Medearis

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(November 1997)
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From Booklist , September 15, 1994
Medear{}is' world of African American cuisine samples the best from Africa, the Caribbean, and the U.S. Many of her more than 250 recipes could win a prize, including Tanzanian baked bananas, southern baked ham, pumpkin meatloaf, vinegar pie, shrimp and lobster fajitas, and five-flavor pound cake.... Read more


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Ruby's Low-Fat Soul-Food Cookbook
by Ruby Banks-Payne

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Generations of Americans have celebrated their heritage with such traditional dishes as fried chicken, black-eyed peas, greens, candied yams, and cornbread--yet these mainstays typically have been high in fat, calories, and sugar. This one-of-a-kind cookbook brings the down-home taste of soul food... Read more


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If I Can Cook/You Know God Can
by Ntozake Shange, Vertamae Grosvenor

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Entertainment Weekly, Carmela Ciuraru
...as valuable for its inspirational and factual nuggets as it is for its unusual recipes... Read more


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Kwanzaa : An African-American Celebration of Culture and Cooking
by Eric V. Copage

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Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor, The New York Times Book Review
Mr. Copage has written the best celebration of a holiday I've ever read. Read more


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Ideas for Entertaining from the African-American Kitchen : Recipes and Traditions for Holidays Throughout the Year
by Angela Shelf Medearis

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Rich in lore and customs, Ideas For Entertaining From The African-American Kitchen is the first book to show home cooks how to prepare bountiful feasts for all occasions honored in the African American community. A veteran cookbook writer and descendant of a long line of great cooks, Angela Shelf... Read more


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Rapper's Delight : African-American Cookin' With Soul
by Al Pereira

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(May 1998)
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Hip-hop culture comes to the kitchen with this collection of more than 40 recipes that provides a tasty mix of treats. From Queen Latifah's "Royal Turkey Cutlets" and Flavor Flav's "Rice Pilaf" to Patra's "Island Snapper", the creative spirit woven through rap music reverberates in these dishes. 30... Read more


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Celebrating Our Mothers' Kitchens : Treasured Memories and Tested Recipes
by Glen Wimmer(Editor), Jessica B. Harris (Designer)

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(August 1994)
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A reviewer, December 7, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
SOUL FOOD HEAVEN
THIS BOOK IS A LIFE SAVER. I WAS AWAY FROM HOME AND WANTED SOME HOME COOKING. THIS BOOK HELPED ME TO FEEL LIKE I WAS BACK IN MY MOMMA'S KITCHEN. YOU HAVE TO TRY THE MEATLOAF! OH MY GOD. MAKE YOU WANNA TO SLAP SOMEBODY. TO GOOD FOR WORDS Read more


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Aspects of African American Foodways
by Howard Paige

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