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Culinary History of African Americans with Dr. Leni Sorensen

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Culinary History of African Americans with Dr. Leni A. Sorensen


Are you curious about the diets of enslaved Africans  in the new world?

Do you wonder what was eaten and how it was prepared?

Natonne Elaine Kemp - co-host welcomes Dr. Leni A. Sorensen to share her knowledge and answer questions concerning culinary history and cookery of African Americans.

Dr.  Sorensen worked for over thirty years as a university lecturer, museum consultant, hands-on presenter and researcher with a focus on African American slavery, American agriculture, and women’s work in colonial and post-colonial America.  Recently retired from Monticello she now teaches rural life skills from her home in Western Albemarle County, Virginia.

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