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The Cooking Gene – Michael W Twitty

The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South,  by Michael W. Twitty is another book that I picked up from the Millennium Library’s New and Noted Section. If you can get past all the latest and greatest diet and nutrition fad books, there are generally one or two worthwhile titles to pick up and read. I was particularly interested in this book after having recently read John T. Edge’s the Potlikker papers. *Before I…Continue readingThe Cooking Gene – Michael W Twitty

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Writing in the Kitchen

I received a free, uncorrected proof copy of Writing in the Kitchen to review through Net Galley.  At no time was a positive review of the book expected as a condition for receiving this copy Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways. Southern food as it is packaged and sold to the consuming public, is often portrayed as food out of a simpler time. Writing in the Kitchen serves to remind us, that the times were never simple. Beneath…Continue readingWriting in the Kitchen