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About My Book(s)


Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine,

One Plate at a Time

Winner of the 2014 James Beard Foundation Book Award for

Reference and Scholarship!

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The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, From the Washingtons to the Obamas

2018 NAACP Image Award Nominee-Best Literary Non-Fiction

2018 Colorado Book Award Finalist–History

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Coming Soon

Black Smoke: African American Adventures in Barbecue

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