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June 2017 - What's Happening @ LWLC: Soul Food Month

Soul Food Month

Since 2007, the Culinary Historians of Chicago have designated June as National Soul Food Month.
 
 
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What is Soul Food?
 
 

The term "soul food" became popular in the 1960s to "honor the ways African-American cooks transformed unwanted cuts of meat and unglamorous veggies into delicious meals during slavery." (Food.com)

 

Some useful links for more information (along with recipes) include the following: 

 
10 Soul Food Recipes (Woman's Day)
 
  
June in National Soul Food Month (DeKalb County Public Library) - Description of soul food and some subject-related links.
 
List of Soul Foods and Dishes (Wikipedia) - Brief description along with pictures of the foods.
 
National Soul Food Month Recipes (Soul Food Southern Cooking) - Suggested methods of celebration, 10 popular recipes, and links if you would like to contribute recipes of your own. 
 
Soul Food Month (Daysoftheyear.com) - Definition and ways people celebrate Soul Food Month.
 
Soul Food Recipes (MyRecipes.com) - 13 soul-food recipes.
 
Soul Food Restaurants - Montgomery, AL (Yellowpages.com) - List of most of the soul food restaurants in the Montgomery area.
 
 
Text: TG, NF

Books & E-books

Some books and e-books in our collection related to soul food include (selections: TG) :

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