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The New Soul Food Cookbook

Wilbert Jones

ISBN 0806526947
Publish Date 7/1/2005
Format Trade Paperback
Categories Citadel, Cooking
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“America’s foremost cookbook on healthy Southern cooking. Wilbert’s easy to follow recipes are the perfect meals for today’s modern family. Now you all listen, if you love food that comes right from the soul and you want to stay healthy, this is it!” —Art Smith, James Beard winner and bestselling author of Back to the Table

Good For Your Heart, Good For Your Soul

Think your soul food favorites are too fattening to eat every day? Worried they’re too high in carbs to be part of a healthy lifestyle? Think again! With The New Soul Food Cookbook, all your favorite dishes have been redesigned to be lower in fat, calories, and salt—and many are low in carbs as well. Best of all, these succulent favorites are easy to prepare, so you can enjoy them any time you want!

Using fresh ingredients, tons of vegetables and fruits, and deliciously lean cuts of meat, author Wilbert Jones has recreated 124 classic soul food recipes, including 15 low-carb dishes—from soups and salads to entrees and desserts. The New Soul Food Cookbook includes recipes for must-have eats like Forgotten Pork Salad, Jalapeño Corn Bread, Unfried Chicken, Low-Fat Cheese Biscuits, Fried Green Tomatoes, Mississippi Mud Cake, Fried Turkey and Rice, Banana Pudding, and so much more.

Complete with nutritional information, suggested menus, and an all-new chapter dedicated to low carb eating, The New Soul Food Cookbook is jam-packed with healthy dishes that will spice up your dinner table!

“This is a must have book if you love soul food and want to cook healthier, without losing flavor.” —Charlotte Lyons, Food Editor of Ebony Magazine

Wilbert Jones attended the Ecole de Gastronomique Francaise Ritz-Escoffier culinary school in Paris and was a food scientist at Kraft General Foods. He is the president of Healthy Concepts, Inc., a food and beverage product and development company founded in 1993. He lives in Chicago.

About Wilbert Jones:

Wilbert Jones is the president of Healthy Concepts, Inc., a Chicago-based food and beverage product development company, founded in 1993. He attended the École de Gastronomie Française Ritz-Escoffier in Paris, and was a food scientist at Kraft Foods. In 2002 he was inducted into the prestigious Les Amis d’Escoffier Society of Chicago. Jones is also a contributing editor for Prepared Foods Magazine and a freelance special features writer for Black Entertainment Television’s website.

Wilbert’s inspiration for cooking came from his grandmother Ruth Randle, who was one of the best cooks in Mississippi. Smothered Southern Foods is filled with special recipes and stories about Jones’ childhood and recent meals prepared for his family and friends.

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