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Vibration cooking, or, The travel notes of a Geechee girl

Author: Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Vibration Cooking was first published in 1970, not long after the term "soul food" gained common use. While critics were quick to categorize her as a proponent of soul food, Smart-Grosvenor wanted to keep the discussion of her cookbook/memoir focused on its message of food as a source of pride and validation of black womanhood and black "consciousness raising." In 1959, at the age of nineteen, Smart-Grosvenor  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cookbooks
History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor
ISBN: 9780820337395 0820337390
OCLC Number: 760421753
Notes: "A Sarah Mills Hodge Fund publication."
Description: xxxix, 212 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Birth, hunting and gator tails --
The Smarts, the Ritters and Chief Kuku Koukoui --
Philadelphia, Mrs. Greenstein and terrapins --
First cousins and the numbers --
'59 53 --
'68 61 --
Forty acres and a jeep --
Name-calling --
Hospitals ain't no play pretty --
Taxis and poor man's mace --
Work --
I love dinner parties --
...My friends --
...African clothes --
...Bonvoyage parties --
Collards and other greens --
Poultices and home remedies --
Spices --
Aphrodisiacal foods --
Cocktails and other beverages --
White folks and fried chicken --
The jet set and beautiful people --
The kitchen --
A poem.
Other Titles: Travel notes of a Geechee girl
Responsibility: Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor ; [with a foreword by Psyche Williams-Forson and a new preface].

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First published in 1970, not long after the term ""soul food"" gained common use. While critics were quick to categorize her as a proponent of soul food, Smart-Grosvenor wanted to keep the discussion  Read more...

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You will learn from Vibration Cooking something about the anger, pride, generosity, and will of one black woman. Vertamae's autobiography-travelogue-cookbook has a rare distinction: There's something Read more...

 
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