New Soul Food Cookbook Showcases Healthy Recipes and Cooking Techniques
Dispels Myths about Soul Food by uncovering Its Many Health Benefits, While Tracing the Origin and Evolution of Soul Food to Present Day
Fort Lauderdale, FL (May 10, 2011) -- After many years of research on food history and recipe testing, Chef Emanuel Washington announced the availability of his new cookbook, Chef Emanuel's Soul Food 10.0 - The Next Generation of Soul Food.
"Soul food is an American institution. It is a significant component of American history and culture. It's vital that we uphold our traditions and that, we preserve and protect American History" stated Chef Emanuel Washington. Chef Emanuel adds, "With my Chef Emanuel's Soul Food 10.0 cookbook, I wanted to help solidify Soul Food's place in American culture and to safeguard the food and its important traditions of Food, Family, Pride and Togetherness."
Chef Emanuel's Soul Food 10.0 cookbook is the next generation of Soul Fool cooking. It includes healthier versions of classic and contemporary soul food dishes. This book gives readers valuable information about the history of Soul Food that will astonish you. It depicts Soul Food as one of the healthiest foods on the planet by dispelling the myths and falsehoods that have been marketed to America.
Classic Soul Food recipes such as fried chicken, black-eyed peas, and collard greens, along with Chef Emanuel's special recipe twists such as Muscatel Braised Short Ribs over Low-Country Tata Hash and Citified Steak Salad with Roasted Onions and Grilled Peaches; not only tantalize your taste buds, they maintain your waistline and good health. Through culinary expertise and ingenuity, the bold Flavors and textures which characterize Soul Food are not compromised and nutrition is preserved.
Every single recipe in the cookbook is the result of years of vigorous testing in Chef Emanuel's kitchens. They include nutritional values such as: recommended daily allowances of calories, fat, cholesterol and sodium. In addition to the soul food recipes, the cookbook includes smart cooking tips and techniques which will enable you to prepare any dish to perfection.
Chef Emanuel's Soul Food 10.0 cookbook is available at ChefEmanuel.com, Amazon, and Amazon partners.
ABOUT CHEF EMANUEL WASHINGTON
"I have been cooking Soul Food since I was a young boy. I was taught the finer points of Life, History, Culture and Real Soul Food by the best, my Grandmother. Everyone called her 'Mother' or 'Big Mama'. Church Folk in the City of Chicago knew her as Mother Alice Hughes or Pastor Hughes. She fully understood the Historical significance of the transfer of History and Culture, she was a Master at teaching it and passed it all on to me," stated Chef Emanuel Washington. Now, he is playing it forward with a new cookbook, food products, cooking school, cooking videos and more. Prior to becoming a chef, Chef Emanuel was employed as a financial professional and entrepreneur.
For more information, visit www.chefemanuel.com
CHEF EMANUEL'S SOUL FOOD 10.0 COOKBOOK - SAMPLE RECIPE
Oven Fried Picnic Chicken
Service for 4
8 Pieces of Chicken (Light Meat Only) Or
1 Whole Chicken (Dark and Light Meat)
Seasoned Bread Crumbs
2 Cups Panko Bread Crumbs
1 ½ Teaspoons Salt
½ Teaspoon Black Pepper
1 ½ Tablespoons Paprika
Chef Emanuel's Chicken George Spice (Liberal Coating) or
1 ½ Teaspoons Salt
½ Teaspoon Black Pepper
1 ½ Tablespoons Smoked Paprika
1 Tablespoon Onion Powder
1 ¼ Tablespoons Garlic Powder
¾ Teaspoons Dry Parsley
Hook 'em up
Rinse chicken pieces in cool water. Allow to drain. Season your chicken pieces evenly on both sides with Chicken George or follow the measurements of the other seasonings. Using a large mixing bowl, add Panko bread crumbs, salt, black pepper and paprika. Using your fingers blend the bread crumb mixture together evenly. Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees. Place two chicken pieces into bread crumbs at a time. Pat bread crumbs into chicken pieces. Make sure you push the crumbs into the chicken and that each piece is coated. Repeat process. Then, place chicken pieces on a baking rack or a rack over a sheet pan. Cook for 35-40 minutes.
Per Serving (White Meat Only)
RDI = Calories 152 Sat Fat, 0% Cholesterol 7% Sodium 3%
Per Serving (Dark and White Meat)
RDI = Calories 163, Sat Fat, 2 Cholesterol 9, Sodium 3%
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