The Taste of Country Cooking

Discovering something new is great, but discovering a classic can be even better. In The Taste of Country Cooking, Edna Lewis focuses on the simple, seasonal cooking of her childhood in Freetown, Virginia—a freed slave community founded by her grandfather. It’s one of those cookbooks that we read both for pleasure and for great recipes: Any morning with creamed ham, sweet potatoes, biscuits, and coffee sounds good to us.