Recipes from The Taste of Country Cooking

The Taste of Country Cooking

In recipes and reminiscences equally delicious, Edna Lewis celebrates the uniquely American country cooking she grew up with some fifty years ago in a small Virginia Piedmont farming community that had been settled by freed slaves. With menus for the four seasons, she shares the ways her family prepared and enjoyed food, savoring the delights of each special time of year.

Edna Lewis' Oven Brisket

Edna Lewis Oven Brisket

Edna Lewis was loved for many reasons. Her spare prose. Her soulful recipes. Her kitchen frugality. Her endless wisdom. All these attributes come together in this brilliantly flavored and frugal brisket recipe.

  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 9
Spoon Bread

Spoon Bread

From cooking icon Edna Lewis comes an airy spoon bread which whispers, in that inimitable Southern way, to be included on tables everywhere.

  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 37