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Taste crab and okra stew, learn how African-American cuisine transformed America at an event in downtown Flint

FLINT, MI — The community is invited to enjoy a tasting of African-American cuisine and discover how it changed America in a critically acclaimed documentary. A screening of the documentary High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23 at Flint’s Black […]

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Soul food, African culture rooted in American cuisine

According to “High on The Hog,” President Thomas Jefferson loved macaroni and cheese, a dish created by his enslaved chef, James Hemings, also Sally Hemings’ brother. Macaroni and cheese is a popular dish today among Americans, especially the black community. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash) By Nicole D. BateySpecial at AFRO Much of American cuisine is […]

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Netflix Series ‘High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America’ Green Lighted for Season 2

Netflix has ordered a second season of High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, the critically acclaimed series that celebrates the courage, artistry and ingenuity of African Americans who helped define American cuisine. Adapted from the book of the same name by food historian Jessica B. Harris, the docuseries – part cooking […]

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High On The Hog: How African American Food Transformed America

High on the Hog: How African-American Cuisine Transformed America. Episode 1, “Our Roots”. vs. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021 By Dwight Brown It’s a revelation. The rich history of black heritage cuisine and its influence on American cuisine is presented in this illuminating, heartfelt, and surprisingly well-crafted documentary. The host of this four-part Netflix epicurean […]

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High on the Hog: How African-American cuisine transformed America

High on the Hog: How African-American Cuisine Transformed America. Episode 1, “Our Roots”. vs. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021 By Dwight Brown, NNPA News Wire Movie Review It’s a revelation. The rich history of Black heritage cuisine and its influence on American cuisine is showcased in this illuminating, heartfelt, and surprisingly well-crafted documentary. The host […]

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“High on the Hog” gives credit to American cuisine where it belongs

Dr Jessica B. Harris and Stephen Satterfield from Netflix’s “High on the Hog”. | Photo courtesy of Netflix, design by Maitane Romagosa for Thrillist Dr Jessica B. Harris and Stephen Satterfield from Netflix’s “High on the Hog”. | Photo courtesy of Netflix, design by Maitane Romagosa for Thrillist In the shadow of the Zoungbodji Memorial, […]

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TV Review – The Hollywood Reporter

Buried in the final chapter of the book by author and historian Jessica B. Harris High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America is a simple wish: Black American cuisine should be recognized for its influence on American cuisine. “African Americans have a long love affair with food, one perhaps unparalleled in […]

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“High on the Hog” shows how African-American cuisine has shaped the United States | LOOK

High on the Hog: How African-American Cuisine Transformed America. Episode 1, “The Rice Kingdom”. vs. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021 *Black culture will never be erased with a documentary series like this! According to their press release, netflix takes you on a journey to discover how African-American cuisine shaped America in “High on the Hog: […]

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Netflix releases trailer for African-American cooking series ‘High on the Hog’

Netflix has released the trailer for an original cooking series titled High on the Pork: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, based on a popular book of the same name by food historian Dr. Jessica b harris. According to a press release, the series takes viewers on a culinary journey that ventures from Africa to […]