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The Dooky Chase Cookbook

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A copy of "The Dooky Chase Cookbook" by Chef Leah Chase, 4th edition, published by Pelican Publishing Company. The book is 224 pages, hardcover, with a paper dust jacket. The cover is an illustration of a man standing at a pushcart making snow balls. The title of the book is in blue text in a yellow rectangle on the upper center of the cover. The author's name appears at the bottom right corner. The spine and back of the dust jacket are blue-green with white and yellow text. The contents of the book include a Preface, Acknowledgments, Breads and Breakfast Foods, Stews Soups and Gumbos, Sauces, Seafood, Meats, Wild Game, Poultry, Low Sodium/Low Cholesterol Dishes, Vegetables and Rice, Desserts, and an Index.
Written by
Leah Chase, American, 1923 - 2019
Published by
Pelican Publishing Company, American, founded 1926
Date
2009
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dooky Chase's Restaurant and Chef Leah Chase
Medium
ink on paper, cardboard
Dimensions
9 5/16 × 6 5/16 × 7/8 in. (23.7 × 16 × 2.2 cm)
Type
cookbooks
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Object number
2014.218.2
Topic
African American
American South
Communities
Cooking and dining
Foodways
Women
Place depicted
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© Leah Chase 1990. Permission required for use.