Carolyn Quick Tillery



It was about a decade ago that Carolyn Quick Tillery married two of her passions - history and food - to create a "pick up and go" career for herself. In 1994, she decided to write a book about the history of her alma mater, Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. And from the beginning, she decided to fold in food stories and recipes. Tillery was influenced by food and a powerful oral tradition as a child. A year and a half after beginning, Tillery published The African-American Heritage Cookbook acclaimed for its lively storytelling and Sweet Potato Soup, Mom's Devilish Catfish Stew, Smothered Yard Bird and more than 200 other recipes, rich in flavor and tradition. This was soon followed by the Military Wives Cookbook, which offers readers rare an ...more

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The African American Herita...

4.32 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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The Military Wives' Cookboo...

3.35 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2008
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Celebrating Our Equality: A...

4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2003
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The African-American Herita...

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1995
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At Freedom's Table: More Th...

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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A Taste Of Freedom: A Cookb...

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2002
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Southern Homecoming Traditi...

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