Black History Month: Soul Food with Chef LaKisha Harris

Would you like to learn how to make some soul food?  Join us for a soul food cooking demonstration with chef LaKisha Harris via Zoom on Tuesday, February 15 at 7 pm.  Please go to Soul Food with Chef LaKisha Harris to sign up to get the Zoom link. Update: This event has now ended.

From Kitchen 242 where Chef LaKisha does a local tv cooking show, she will tell you all of her secrets to making the finest fried chicken, collard greens and cornbread.  As she cooks, LaKisha will give some history behind soul food, tell how her family has influenced her cooking, and how she builds bridges with her food.

You can roll up your sleeves and cook along with chef Lakisha.  Here is a shopping list:  chicken (parts you enjoy most), 1 bunch or bag collard greens, 1 head of cabbage, 3 large sweet potatoes, 1 bag buttermilk cornmeal mix, 1 bag all-purpose flour, 1 liter canola oil, yellow  mustard, 1 bag dark brown sugar, 1 bag white sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, Lawry's seasoning salt, garlic powder, onion powder, 1 lemon, 1 box Lipton onion soup mix, and 1 box caldo chicken bouillon.

Chef LaKisha is the owner/chef of Soul Filled Eatery in Muskegon, Michigan.  Her love of cooking was influenced by her mother who ran a highly successful catering company for 30 years.  People from all over the country go to Muskegon just to eat Chef LaKisha's turkey knuckles!

Here are some books you can explore how to cook soul food and learn about the influence of soul food in America.

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