The Carolina Rice Kitchen: The African Connection

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University of South Carolina Press, 1998 - Cooking - 214 pages
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"Karen Hess has shaped this long-forgotten social history into a readable, informative, and highly beneficial narrative. Books like this made the ordinary lives of our forefathers seem much more authentic and closer to us than the Old South mythologies ever did".--South Carolina Historical Magazine.

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About the author (1998)

Hess was hailed by Newsweek as "the best American cook in Paris.

Rosalie Giffoniello is an American teacher. In 2001, she co-founded Empower The Children, a 501(c)3, through which she oversees educational, vocational, and lunch programs for women and children in the slums of Kolkata, India. When not in Kolkata, Rosalie lives in New Jersey, USA. Rosalie's collaborator and editor, Robert M. Weir, is a writer, author, speaker, book editor, and authors' coach. His subjects are people, peace, social justice, environment, and adventures. When not traveling, Robert lives in Michigan, USA. Reclaiming Lives is dedicated to the disadvantaged and disabled children of Kolkata who inspired Rosalie to reach her potential while they struggled to reach theirs. Fifty percent of your purchase price will be donated to Empower The Children. Visit online at

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