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Author Twitty, Michael, 1977-
Title The cooking gene : a journey through African American culinary history in the Old South / Michael W. Twitty.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
©2017
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 11  641 T    DUE 11-03-22
Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 443 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Bibliography 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.
Subject Twitty, Michael, 1977-
African American cooking -- History.
Cooking, American -- Southern style -- History.
African Americans -- Food -- Southern States -- History.
Food -- Southern States -- History.
African Americans -- Genealogy.
Genetic genealogy.
African American cooks -- United States.
Added Title Journey through African American culinary history in the Old South
ISBN 9780062379290 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
0062379291 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
9780062379276 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
0062379275 (paperback ; alkaline paper)