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The Taste of Country Cooking

The 30th Anniversary Edition of a Great Southern Classic Cookbook

Edna Lewis

In recipes and reminiscences equally delicious, Edna Lewis celebrates the uniquely American country cooking she grew up with some fifty years ago in a small Virginia Piedmont farming community that had been settled by freed slaves. With menus for the four seasons, she shares the ways her family prepared and enjoyed food, savoring the delights of ea...
Publish Date
August 1
First Published in 1976
Goodreads rating
Miss Lewis is a legend, and all American cooks should get to know her writing and her recipes.      source
Feb 11, 2021
Anyone who knows me knows I love to cook, and Edna Lewis brings together two things that should always go hand and hand: cooking and storytelling. It really is true, the best stories are told around the dinner table.      source