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The Resource Soul food : the surprising story of an American cuisine, one plate at a time, by Adrian Miller

Soul food : the surprising story of an American cuisine, one plate at a time, by Adrian Miller

Label
Soul food : the surprising story of an American cuisine, one plate at a time
Title
Soul food
Title remainder
the surprising story of an American cuisine, one plate at a time
Statement of responsibility
by Adrian Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this insightful and eclectic history, Adrian Miller delves into the influences, ingredients, and innovations that make up the soul food tradition. Focusing each chapter on the culinary and social history of one dish--such as fried chicken, chitlins, yams, greens, and "red drinks"--Miller uncovers how it got on the soul food plate and what it means for African American culture and identity. Miller argues that the story is more complex and surprising than commonly thought. Four centuries in the making, and fusing European, Native American, and West African cuisines, soul food--in all its fried, pork-infused, and sugary glory--is but one aspect of African American culinary heritage. Miller discusses how soul food has become incorporated into American culture and explores its connections to identity politics, bad health raps, and healthier alternatives. This refreshing look at one of America's most celebrated, mythologized, and maligned cuisines is enriched by spirited sidebars, photographs, and 22 recipes
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Adrian
Dewey number
641.59/296073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TX715
LC item number
.M6379 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American cooking
  • Cooking, American
  • African American cooking
  • Cooking, American
  • Kochen
  • Ernährung
  • Schwarze
  • USA
  • African American cooking
  • Cooking, American
Label
Soul food : the surprising story of an American cuisine, one plate at a time, by Adrian Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sometimes I feel like motherless greens
  • Candied yams: West African in name, but not in taste
  • Cornbread: drop it like it's hot bread!
  • Hot sauce: the best medicine ever?
  • What's sweet, red, and drunk from a jelly jar? Hint: liquid soul!
  • Give me some sugar: the glory of soul food desserts
  • Whither soul food?
  • What is soul food?
  • West Africa: the culinary source
  • From southern to soul
  • Fried chicken and the integration of church and plate
  • Catfish and other double swimmers
  • Chitlins: a love story
  • Black-eyed peas: what's luck got to do it?
  • How did macaroni and cheese get so black?
Control code
ocn836261092
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 332 pages
Isbn
9781469607627
Lccn
2013002823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781469607627
  • (OCoLC)836261092
Label
Soul food : the surprising story of an American cuisine, one plate at a time, by Adrian Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sometimes I feel like motherless greens
  • Candied yams: West African in name, but not in taste
  • Cornbread: drop it like it's hot bread!
  • Hot sauce: the best medicine ever?
  • What's sweet, red, and drunk from a jelly jar? Hint: liquid soul!
  • Give me some sugar: the glory of soul food desserts
  • Whither soul food?
  • What is soul food?
  • West Africa: the culinary source
  • From southern to soul
  • Fried chicken and the integration of church and plate
  • Catfish and other double swimmers
  • Chitlins: a love story
  • Black-eyed peas: what's luck got to do it?
  • How did macaroni and cheese get so black?
Control code
ocn836261092
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 332 pages
Isbn
9781469607627
Lccn
2013002823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781469607627
  • (OCoLC)836261092

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