It is Black History Month and this column celebrates soul food in a variety of incarnations — food for everyone: families, diabetics, vegans and more. The cookbooks include desserts, traditional dishes, healthy recipes, and modern takes on the conventional. Try something new!
BROWN SUGAR: SOUL FOOD DESSERTS FROM FAMILY AND FRIENDS by Joyce White. HarperCollins, c2003.
COOKING THE GULLAH WAY, MORNING, NOON, AND NIGHT by Sallie Ann Robinson. University of North Carolina Press, c2007.
THE FAMILY STYLE SOUL FOOD DIABETES COOKBOOK. American Diabetes Association, c2006.
HOG & HOMINY: SOUL FOOD FROM AFRICA TO AMERICA by Frederick Douglass Opie. Columbia University Press, c2008.
NEO SOUL: TAKING SOUL FOOD TO A WHOLE ‘NUTHA LEVEL by Lindsey Williams. Avery, c2006.
SOUL FOOD: THE SURPRISING STORY OF AN AMERICAN CUISINE, ONE PLATE AT A TIME by Adrian Miller. The University of North Carolina Press, 2013.
SOUTHERN HOMECOMING TRADITIONS: RECIPES AND REMEMBRANCES by Carolyn Quick Tillery. Citadel Press, c2006.
SWEETS: A COLLECTION OF SOUL FOOD DESSERTS AND MEMORIES by Patty Pinner. Ten Speed Press, c2003.
VEGAN SOUL KITCHEN: FRESH, HEALTHY, AND CREATIVE AFRICAN AMERICAN CUISINE by Bryant Terry. Da Capo Life Long, c2009.
YES, CHEF: A MEMOIR by Marcus Samuelsson. Random House, c2012.