Poetry, Soul Food and Me
Is a wonderful book of inspirational poems and very old soul food recipes that is not easily found in soul food restaurants today, such as old fashioned head cheese, crackling bread, tea cakes and bourbon nut cake, banana pudding. The book gives a brief history of the author's reflection on growing up in rural Mississippi and the personal effect the civil rights movement had on her life. More
Poetry, Soul Food and Me, have some wonderful soul food recipes, such as old fashioned macaroni and cheese, chicken and dumplings, corn beef and cabbage, green, hush puppies, hot water corn bread, old fashioned banana pudding, peach cobbler and a high fiber low fat bread pudding. Recipes pasted on from generation to generation.
Everyone who has received this book including those from different ethic and religious back ground found the poems inspirational and felt that the brief history of the author's reflection of growing up in rural Mississippi and the personal effect the civil rights movement had on her life was speaking about things that happened in their own lives, therefore forming a common and inspirational bond with the author.