The Culinary Seasons Of My Childhood Summary

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Jessica B. Harris is the author of The Culinary Seasons of My Childhood in which she documents the transition of the culture and food she experienced throughout her childhood. Her biggest influence of food was from the 1950’s and 1960’s where the culinary traditions of the middle-class African Americans began. Her paternal and maternal grandmothers were a part of the biggest influence but were two ends of the culinary spectrum; Her maternal grandmother, Bertha Philpot Jones, was the quintessential African American matriarch who gave her a taste of savory goods, where as her paternal grandmother, Ida Irene Harris, who she loving referred to as Grandma Harris was another kind of old-line southern matriarch, who gave her the taste of her southern

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