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Title:
The cooking gene : a journey through African-American culinary history in the Old South
ISBN:
9780062379290

9780062379276
Physical Description:
xvii, 443 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, genealogical table ; 24 cm
Contents:
Preface: The Old South -- No More Whistling Walk for Me -- Hating My Soul -- Mise en Place -- Mishpocheh -- Missing Pieces -- No Nigger Blood -- "White Man in the Woodpile" -- 0.01 Percent -- Sweet Tooth -- Mothers of Slaves -- Alma Mater -- Chesapeake Gold -- The Queen -- Adam in the Garden -- Shake Dem 'Simmons Down -- All Creatures of Our G-d and King -- The Devil's Half Acre -- "The King's Cuisine" -- Crossroads -- The Old Country -- Sankofa -- Author's Note -- Selected Bibliography.
Abstract:
"A memoir of Southern cuisine and food culture that traces the paths of the author's ancestors (black and white) through the crucible of slavery to show its effects on our food today"-- Provided by publisher.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017.