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SOULFUL GOURMET

SOULFUL GOURMET

THE "SOULFUL GOURMET" IS A HEALTHIER COLLECTION OF TRADITIONAL SOUL FOOD (AND CAJUN) RECIPES & MORE FOR "EVERYDAY COOKING - WITH EVERDAY FOOD ITEMS - FOR EVERYDAY PEOPLE" USING POULTRY, SEAFOOD AND VEGETABLES - NO RED MEAT OR PORK, AND ALSO PROMOTES THE USE OF WHOLE WHEAT PRODUCTS AND REDUCED FAT SUBSTITUTES. RECIPES ARE SHARED THROUGH THE AUTHOR'S MEMORY OF GROWING...

Black Hunger: Food and the Politics of U.S. Identity (Race and American Culture)

Black Hunger: Food and the Politics of U.S. Identity (Race and American Culture)

Black Hunger looks at how the association of African American women with food has helped structure twentieth-century U.S. psychic, cultural, sociopolitical, and economic life. Taking as her main focus the debates over the authenticity of soul food during the tumultuous era of the late 1960's and early 1970's, Doris Witt locates complex practices of black intraracial othering in...

Harlem Really Cooks: The Nouvelle Soul Food of Harlem

Harlem Really Cooks: The Nouvelle Soul Food of Harlem

Classic soul food recipes are honored, but with new spices, new flavors, and simpler techniques. Harlem Really Cooks combines art, history, photographs, personal anecdotes, and nostalgia. A portrait of the new Harlem, as seen through the eyes of a life-long resident and expert home cook.

Southern Homecoming Traditions: Recipes and Remembrances

Southern Homecoming Traditions: Recipes and Remembrances

Southern Homecoming Traditions is a cookbook and a celebration of the five historic black colleges and one university that comprise the Atlanta University Center: Morehouse, Spelman, and Morris Brown Colleges, Morehouse School of Medicine, Interdenominational Theological Center, and Clark-Atlanta University. Author Carolyn Quick Tillery uses the evocative power of food to take us...

The African-American Kitchen: Food for Body and Soul (African Diaspora)

The African-American Kitchen: Food for Body and Soul (African Diaspora)

Describes the influences on and the evolution of African-American cooking. Includes recipes and suggestions for healthy cooking.

Not Just for the Money:  An Economic Theory of Personal Motivation

Not Just for the Money: An Economic Theory of Personal Motivation

In Not Just for the Money Professor Frey challenges traditional economic theory and argues that people do not act in expectation of monetary gain alone, nor do they work solely because they are paid. Furthermore, the author claims that higher monetary compensation as well as regulations crowd-out motivation in important circumstances. Offering higher pay may make people less...

The Blue Grass Cook Book

The Blue Grass Cook Book

In 1904, Kentucky socialite Minnie C. Fox published The Blue Grass Cook Book with over three hundred recipes to celebrate the cuisine of the Bluegrass State. In the book, Fox gives the first known credit for southern hospitality to African American cooks. In Fox’s time, the culinary history of black women in the South was usually characterized by demoralizing portraits of servants toiling...