"Soul Food is just what the name implies. It is soulfully cooked food . . . good for your ever-loving soul . . . the shur-'nuf kinda down-home cookin' that I grew up on", writes Sheila Ferguson. In Soul Food she captures the essense of this cooking through 200 mouth-watering recipes, seasoned with vivid anecdotes, photos, and tales capturing the ...
"Soul Food is just what the name implies. It is soulfully cooked food . . . good for your ever-loving soul . . . the shur-'nuf kinda down-home cookin' that I grew up on", writes Sheila Ferguson. In Soul Food she captures the essense of this cooking through 200 mouth-watering recipes, seasoned with vivid anecdotes, photos, and tales capturing the unique spirit of soul food. (Grove Press)February
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Very Good in Very Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Soul food is a legacy clearly steeped in tradition; a way of life that has been handed down from one black family to another. It is rich in both history and variety of flavor. 1st US Edition, 1st Printing. Tall lemon-color boards with gold-color lettering on spine, 208 pp., 50 color photos, plus the author's numerous vintage b/w family photos evoking the spirit of African-American life, unclipped illustrated jacket. 200 recipes. Light wear, previous owner's seal embossed on front free endpaper, previous owner's written name, dated 1990, on rear pastedown endpaper, clean text throughout, tight binding, nice jacket.
For years, I would check this book out of the library and read through it and enjoy the history of this family. I was so happy to find that it was being produced again and sold in the bookstore. I was disappointed, however, when I discovered it was paperback and didn?t have the same vibrant, colorful pictures and glossy pages as the original that I?d grown to love. When I discovered it on this site and saw that it was hardcover, in good condition, for a great price, I couldn?t believe it. When it arrived, I was worried because it was so small and feared that I?d purchased the paperback by mistake but it was indeed the hardcover, complete with wonderful color pictures and glossy pages, just in a smaller size than the original that I checked out of the local library time and time again. I am so excited to have this book in my collection. It is my all-time favorite along with another book that my mother has used for decades. I feel with the addition of Soul Food, my collection is complete. If you love soul food and down-home cooking, this is the book to have. Make sure you get the hardcover though since, for me anyway, part of what makes a cookbook great is the wonderful pictures.
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