From Brunswick Stew to Barbecue: The Cookbook As Cultural History

June 18, 2015 - October 4, 2015

A cookbook is more than just a collection of recipes. A cookbook is a record of foodways: the eating habits and culinary practices of a community. This exhibition looked at a wide range of cookbooks to show what they reveal about life in the South and, more specifically, North Carolina. The material was presented in conjunction with “Carolina Cornucopia: A Conference on Foodways of the Tar Heel State,” a two-day conference at the Bill & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education.

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