Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family

Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family

Alice Randall

Language: English

Pages: 224

ISBN: 0804137935

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


A mother-daughter duo reclaims and redefines soul food by mining the traditions of four generations of black women and creating 80 healthy recipes to help everyone live longer and stronger.
 
In May 2012, bestselling author Alice Randall penned an op-ed in the New York Times titled “Black Women and Fat,” chronicling her quest to be “the last fat black woman” in her family. She turned to her daughter, Caroline Randall Williams, for help. Together they overhauled the way they cook and eat, translating recipes and traditions handed down by generations of black women into easy, affordable, and healthful—yet still indulgent—dishes, such as Peanut Chicken Stew, Red Bean and Brown Rice Creole Salad, Fiery Green Beans, and Sinless Sweet Potato Pie. Soul Food Love relates the authors’ fascinating family history (which mirrors that of much of black America in the twentieth century), explores the often fraught relationship African-American women have had with food, and forges a powerful new way forward that honors their cultural and culinary heritage. This is what the strong black kitchen looks like in the twenty-first century.

Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion: Red, White, and Bubbly to Celebrate the Joy of Living

Exclusively Kamado: 50 Innovative Recipes for your Ceramic Smoker and Grill

Fix-It and Forget-It: Vegetarian Soups, Stews, and Chilis

The Amish Baking Cookbook

Simple & Delicious (June-July 2016)

The Healthy Halogen Cookbook: Over 150 Recipes to Help You Eat Well, Feel Good, and Stay That Way

Download sample

Download

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 28 votes