Monthly Archives: February 2012

The History of African-American Food

 Check out these books on the role that food has played in African-American history!   What the Slaves Ate: Recollections of African American Foods and Foodways from the Slave Narratives by Herbert C. Covey. Greenwood Press, 2009. Carefully documenting African American slave … Continue reading

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Carolyn Quick Tillery’s African-American Heritage Cookbook Series

Readers who pick up one of these three cookbooks are going to get more than just the recipes for traditional African-American dishes. Carolyn Quick Tillery has filled her her pages with stories, poetry, pictures, and historical accounts to give the … Continue reading

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