If I Can Cook/You Know God Can (Bluestreak Series)

by Ntzoake Shange

Paperback, 1999


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Beacon Press (1999), Paperback, 128 pages


Award-winning playwright, novelist, and poet Ntozake Shange is author of many acclaimed books, including Liliane and Sassafrass, Cypress, and Indigo. She is associate professor of English at Prairie View A&M University and lives in Houston, Texas.

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LibraryThing member lilithcat
Not really a cookbook, though it does contain some delicious recipes, this is about food as cultural glue and family history, as the memory and spirit of a people. A showing that while there is no single "African-American" culture, there is sharing: fritters are acaraje are akara are hushpuppies.

Cook and eat the food, and fill your body and soul with goodness.… (more)


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128 p.; 7.87 inches


0807072419 / 9780807072417

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