An African American Cookbook

An African American Cookbook features 400 African American recipes contributed by families that took part in or lived in the area of the Lancaster, Pennsylvania's Underground Railroad. 


Format: Softcover, 248 pages.

Copyright: 2002

Publisher: Good Books

Author: Phoebe Bailey

ISBN: 9781561483525

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Description: An African American Cookbook: Traditional and Other Favorite Recipes is a bountiful collection of favorite foods and the memories that go with them. All of the dishes celebrate hearty African American eating; the traditional foods reflect the ingenious, resourceful, and imaginative Africans who made them. 

Woven among the 400 recipes are rich historic anecdotes and sayings. They were discovered or lived by the cookbook's contributors, many of whose ancestors participated in the Underground Railroad, or lived nearby where it was active. A cookbook rich in history and rich in easy-to-prepare, wonderfully tasty food! 


Condition: Back cover and several pages have creased corners. 

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