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Kwanzaa: An African American Celebration Of Culture And Cooking

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Baked Ham with a Secret Glaze

Mavis and Cyn used to keep the recipe for their out-of-this-world baked ham close to their vests. It’s not a secret anymore. We prefer us...

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Kiddie (Goat) Stew

“Nowadays they call it Goat Water, but in my day we called it Kiddie Stew,” says Gwendolyn Tonge. “When I was growing up it was a meal th...

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Kingston Meat Patties

Spicy meat-stuffed pastries with a distinctive yellow crust are sold by street vendors all over Jamaica. You can make these with any grou...

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Jerked Pork Chops with Fresh Papaya Chutney

Time was when you could find jerked meats only in Jamaica, but now trendy eateries all over America do their own versions of the famous...

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Chicken and Gourmet Groundnut Stew

Peanut butter stews abound all over the African continent. Their spiciness ranges from five-alarm to a warm glow, and this one falls in b...

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Yogurt-Sauced Chicken Curry

Curry is served throughout the African diaspora, from South African Bobotie, to the Country Captain (a curry-scented fricassee) of the De...

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New Tradition Jolof Rice

Jolof rice, basically an African pilaf, is so widespread throughout West Africa that it might qualify as a culinary lingua franca in that...

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Brazilian Fish Stew with Manioc Polenta and Preserved Peppers Sauce

Another extraordinary Brazilian fish stew, this one uses a whole netful of fish. The manioc flour is cooked into a savory mush with the ...

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Garlic-Cheddar Grits Soufflé

Humble grits are fluffed up with beaten eggs, Cheddar cheese, and garlic, then baked to create a tempting side dish.

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Put-Up Dilled Green Beans

What satisfaction you’ll get from putting up these tangy, dilly green beans. They don’t call for immersion in a boiling-water bath, so th...

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Pickled Spice Peaches

An easy-to-make pickle that cries out to be served with smoked ham. Make these in the summertime when peaches are inexpensive, and hoard ...

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Empress’s Zulu Greens

While most greens recipes have some kind of smoked meat for flavoring, Empress Akweke, a committed vegetarian, enhances hers with loads o...

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Coconut and Raisin Loaves

Here is another treasure from Dee Dee Dailey’s baking contest. Dee Dee’s not-too-sweet tea loaf has admirable characteristics that you ju...

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Caipirinha

Margarita fans will line up at the blender for seconds of these lime-infused libations. But bartender beware—they are as potent as they a...

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