Out of Our Past “We begin with history” – Dr. Nikky Finney, Nation al Book Awards opening line from her 2011 Acceptance Speech In preparing for this year’s Kwanzaa Culinarians, I reread some of my favorite books. Dr. Nikky Finney’s “Head Off and Split” and “Rice“, Dr. Jessica B. Harris’ “High on the Hog“, and Adrian Miller’s “Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time
After a big day at work or school, I still love sitting down to a small plate of cookies and milk. Throughout the years, I've tried a variety of cookies (food writer "research"), and milks of all kinds. One of my favorite combinations hits the spot every time: Simple vegan vanilla almond sandies with a glass of chilled almond milk. It's a great cookie with a hint of almond flavor that vegan and non-vegans will enjoy.