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Sweet Home Cafe Cookbook : A Celebration of African American Cooking
by Nmaahc and Jessica B. Harris and Albert Lukas




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A celebration of African American cooking with 109 recipes from the National Museum of African American History and Culture's Sweet Home Caf

Since the 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, its Sweet Home Caf has become a destination in its own right. Showcasing African American contributions to American cuisine, the caf offers favorite dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, adding modern flavors and contemporary twists on classics. Now both readers and home cooks can partake of the caf 's bounty: drawing upon traditions of family and fellowship strengthened by shared meals, Sweet Home Caf Cookbook celebrates African American cooking through recipes served by the caf itself and dishes inspired by foods from African American culture.

With 109 recipes, the sumptuous Sweet Home Caf Cookbook takes readers on a deliciously unique journey. Presented here are the salads, sides, soups, snacks, sauces, main dishes, breads, and sweets that emerged in America as African, Caribbean, and European influences blended together. Featured recipes include Pea Tendril Salad, Fried Green Tomatoes, Hoppin' John, S n galaise Peanut Soup, Maryland Crab Cakes, Jamaican Grilled Jerk Chicken, Shrimp & Grits, Fried Chicken and Waffles, Pan Roasted Rainbow Trout, Hickory Smoked Pork Shoulder, Chow Chow, Banana Pudding, Chocolate Chess Pie, and many others. More than a collection of inviting recipes, this book illustrates the pivotal--and often overlooked--role that African Americans have played in creating and re-creating American foodways. Offering a deliciously new perspective on African American food and culinary culture, Sweet Home Caf Cookbook is an absolute must-have.

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Overview

A celebration of African American cooking with 109 recipes from the National Museum of African American History and Culture's Sweet Home Caf

Since the 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, its Sweet Home Caf has become a destination in its own right. Showcasing African American contributions to American cuisine, the caf offers favorite dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, adding modern flavors and contemporary twists on classics. Now both readers and home cooks can partake of the caf 's bounty: drawing upon traditions of family and fellowship strengthened by shared meals, Sweet Home Caf Cookbook celebrates African American cooking through recipes served by the caf itself and dishes inspired by foods from African American culture.

With 109 recipes, the sumptuous Sweet Home Caf Cookbook takes readers on a deliciously unique journey. Presented here are the salads, sides, soups, snacks, sauces, main dishes, breads, and sweets that emerged in America as African, Caribbean, and European influences blended together. Featured recipes include Pea Tendril Salad, Fried Green Tomatoes, Hoppin' John, S n galaise Peanut Soup, Maryland Crab Cakes, Jamaican Grilled Jerk Chicken, Shrimp & Grits, Fried Chicken and Waffles, Pan Roasted Rainbow Trout, Hickory Smoked Pork Shoulder, Chow Chow, Banana Pudding, Chocolate Chess Pie, and many others. More than a collection of inviting recipes, this book illustrates the pivotal--and often overlooked--role that African Americans have played in creating and re-creating American foodways. Offering a deliciously new perspective on African American food and culinary culture, Sweet Home Caf Cookbook is an absolute must-have.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781588346407
  • ISBN-10: 1588346404
  • Publisher: Smithsonian Books
  • Publish Date: October 2018
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 10.2 x 8.7 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds


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