Tag Archives: okra soup

Watch “Food of the Enslaved: Okra Soup” on YouTube

I loved partnering with Jason Townsend&Sons, my favorite historic clothier and provider of historic goods to produce a few videos for their wildly popular You Tube series on cooking in the 18th century, depicting the influence of enslaved Africans and African Americans … Continue reading

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The Secret History of Okra – Okra Soup

http://thehistorykitchen.com/2013/08/27/history-okra-soup-recipe/ I am now on the team of Tori Avey’s History Kitchen blog (www.thehistorykitchen.com) and this is my first post! Tori’s true claim to fame is the wildly popular renowned blog, The Shiksa in the Kitchen (www.theshiksa.com).  Enjoy this entry … Continue reading

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Special Thanks to Carnegie-Mellon

“More than Slave Food” was a towering success…. We had about 120 people come through, sit down, listen to an hour and a half lecture and also enjoy some piping hot cheb-u-niebe–black eyed peas and rice, okra soup and plasas … Continue reading

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