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Soul Food Month
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:
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.
Text: TG, NF
Books & E-books
Some books and e-books in our collection related to soul food include (selections: TG) :