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Jessica B. Harris is one of a handful of African Americans who have achieved prominence in the culinary world. Having received a doctorate at New York University, she teaches English at a college in New York and has contributed to Eating Well, Food & Wine, The New Yorker, and other publications. She has spoken about food on morning talk shows and has been a frequent guest at Philadelphia's The Book and The Cook. She lives in New York City. Visit her website at

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Cookery, Caribbean, Cookery, Creole