Black Cooking and the American Table

Recent books continue to illuminate and correct the record on how African and African American cooks, enslaved or otherwise, had a profound influence on the food we eat. Here are a few to get you started…


Shake off winter gloom with vibrant, joyful Eastern European cooking.

A Feast for Private Eyes

Celebrate Thanksgiving with some mysteries you can really sink your teeth into. These authors are cooking up some criminal conundrums–and yummy recipes as well.