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Since the 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, its Sweet Home CafÃ© has become a destination in its own right. Showcasing African American contributions to American cuisine, the cafÃ© offers favorite dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, adding modern flavors and contemporary twists on classics. Now both readers and home cooks can partake of the cafÃ©'s bounty: drawing upon traditions of family and fellowship strengthened by shared meals,Â Sweet Home CafÃ© CookbookÂ celebrates African American cooking through recipes served by the cafÃ© itself and dishes inspired by foods from African American culture.
With 109 recipes, the sumptuousÂ Sweet Home CafÃ© CookbookÂ takes readers on a deliciously unique journey. Presented here are the salads, sides, soups, snacks, sauces, main dishes, breads, and sweets that emerged in America as African, Caribbean, and European influences blended together. Featured recipes include Pea Tendril Salad, Fried Green Tomatoes, Hoppin' John, SÃ©nÃ©galaise Peanut Soup, Maryland Crab Cakes, Jamaican Grilled Jerk Chicken, Shrimp & Grits, Fried Chicken and Waffles, Pan Roasted Rainbow Trout, Hickory Smoked Pork Shoulder, Chow Chow, Banana Pudding, Chocolate Chess Pie, and many others. More than a collection of inviting recipes, this book illustrates the pivotal--and often overlooked--role that African Americans have played in creating and re-creating American foodways. Offering a deliciously new perspective on African American food and culinary culture,Â Sweet Home CafÃ© CookbookÂ is an absolute must-have.