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Written by:
Mildred Edna Council, American, 1929 - 2018  Search this
Published by:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, American, founded 1789  Search this
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W x D (a: open): 8 × 13 × 1/2 in. (20.3 × 33 × 1.2 cm)
H x W x D (a: closed): 8 × 6 5/16 × 1/2 in. (20.3 × 16.1 × 1.2 cm)
H x W (b: open): 8 × 20 1/8 in. (20.3 × 51.1 cm)
H x W (b: closed): 8 × 6 1/2 in. (20.3 × 16.5 cm)
Place made:
Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
A first edition, hardcover book (a) with a removable dust jacket (b), of Mama Dip's Kitchen by Mildred Council. The jacket cover features a circular color photograph portrait of Council wearing a blue and white checked top with a white collar with blue zig-zag edging, and large rimmed glasses. Across the top in large blue lettering is [Mama Dip's / Kitchen], with slightly smaller red letters reading [Mildred Council] to the left of the photograph. At bottom left is smaller text reading [WITH / MORE THAN / 250 TRADITIONAL / SOUTHERN RECIPES]. The book begins with a dedication to Council's children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, a section of "Acknowledgments," an essay titled "Grace" and a biographical introduction to the author, titled "A Life of Cooking, 1938-1999." The recipes are divided into five sections: Breads and Breakfast Dishes; Poultry, Fish, and Seafood; Beef, Pork, and Lamb; Vegetables and Salads; Desserts, Beverages, and Party Dishes. There are black and white photographs of the Council family cooking throughout, along with orange illustrated graphics. There are 230 pages total.
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Families  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Carole Darden-Lloyd and Norman Darden
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Mildred Edna Council
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