What Mrs. Fisher Knows about Old Southern Cooking: Soups, Pickles, Preserves, Etc. : in Facsimile with Historical Notes

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Applewood Books, 1995 - 94 pages
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This is the oldest known African-American cookbook published in America. Originally published in San Francisco in 1881, it contains 160 authentic old Southern recipes and features an informative and authoritative introduction by noted culinary historian, Karen Hess, who specializes in the cuisine of the South.

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Hess was hailed by Newsweek as "the best American cook in Paris.

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