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The cooking gene : a journey through African American culinary history in the Old South / Michael W. Twitty.

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  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Library.

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NONFIC 641.59 TWITTY, MICHAEL
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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780062379290
  • ISBN: 0062379291
  • ISBN: 9780062379276
  • ISBN: 0062379275
  • Physical Description: xvii, 443 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-437).
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.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: African American cooking > History.
Cooking, American > Southern style > History.
African Americans > Food > Southern States > History.
African Americans > Genealogy.
Genetic genealogy.
COOKING > History.
COOKING > Regional & Ethnic > American > Southern States.
Southern cooking > History.
African American cooking > History.
African Americans > Food > Southern States > History.

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