Kwanzaa: An African-American Celebration of Culture and Cooking
A week-long holiday of African cultural heritage created 25 years ago, Kwanzaa--which means "first fruits" in Swahili--is now observed by more than five million Americans. This complete guide to the holiday's history, principles, and foods includes stories from black folklore and more than 200 kitchen-tested recipes, including such delights as Nigerian chicken stew, shrimp creole, pecan pie, and ginger beer. 2-color illustrations throughout.
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Add the onion African bay leaf beans bell pepper black pepper boil over high Brer Bear Brer Rabbit broth cayenne cayenne pepper celery chicken chile pepper chopped fresh cloves coconut cook Cook's Notes cream cup all-purpose flour cups water cut into 1-inch dough Drain Dutch oven fish flavor freshly ground black garlic cloves ginger green ground black pepper ham hock Heat the oil heat to low high heat Kwanzaa large bowl large eggs large saucepan let stand meat medium bowl medium heat medium onion medium saucepan medium-high heat minced minutes mixture okra onion parsley peas peeled pigeon peas plantains plum tomatoes pork Position a rack pound preheat recipe Reduce the heat refrigerate rice room temperature salt Va teaspoon sauce seeded serve immediately shrimp simmer skillet slices soup spices spoon stew stirring sweet potato tablespoons teaspoon freshly ground tomatoes unsalted butter V2 cup V2 teaspoon salt vanilla whisk