Black-Authored Cookbooks

Sample the delicious flavors and histories of Black cuisine. From dishes that show the roots of African American cooking to modern sweet treats, you’re sure to find something to tempt your palate.   

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Sweet Home Café Cookbook: A Celebration of African American Cooking

The café at the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a standout example of how to integrate historical foodways into the entire museum experience – and now home cooks can learn about these foodways and recreate the meals offered at the café.