HOW TO MAKE SOUL FOOD

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SOULFOOD RECIPE: COLESLAW













SOULFOOD RECIPE : COLESLAW
...a nice soulfood recipe...great !

Soulfood Recipe INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 1/2 pounds cabbage
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 cup raisins
Soulfood Recipe INSTRUCTIONS
1) Trim the tough outer leaves from the cabbage. Cut the cabbage into quarters and cut away the core from the cabbage pieces. finely shred the cabbage. There should be about 8 cups. Peel the carrots and trim the ends. Grate them on the coarse side of a grater.
2) Stir the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, and mustard together in a large bowl until blended. Add the cabbage, carrots, and raisins and toss to coat with the dressing. Let stand, tossing occasionally, about 15 minutes.
Store, covered, in the refrigerator for at least a few hours and toss well before serving. The soulfood recipe of coleslaw is ready to serve.....great taste !
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SOULFOOD RECIPE: FRIED CATFISH













SOULFOOD RECIPE : FRIED CATFISH
A nice simple and delicious soulfood recipe to try !

Soul Food Recipe INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 pounds catfish fillets -- 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cracker meal or coarsely crushed unsalted crackers
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
Soulfood Recipe Instructions :
1. Trim the catfish of any skin or membrane. Stir the garlic powder, salt, and pepper together in a small bowl.
Sprinkle the mixture over both sides of the fillets. Dredge the fillets in the cracker meal, pressing gently so the meal sticks to both sides of the fillets. Shake off the excess and set the fillets aside.

2. Heat the oil in a large heavy skillet over a medium heat until a little cracker meal sprinkle in the oil gives off a lively sizzle. Slip the fillets into the skillet and fry, turning once, until the fillets are cooked through and golden brown on both sides, about 8 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towels before serving...and the soulfood recipe of catfish is ready to serve...nice ! Enjoy it !
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Soul Food Recipe-Neckbone Soup












Soul Food Recipe-Neckbone Soup
A great soulfood recipe to try !
Soulfood REcipe INGREDIENTS
  • 1 Package of neckbones
  • 1 Package of frozen corn, peas, okra and lima beans
  • 2 cans of stewed tomatoes
  • A dash of Lawry's seasoned salt
  • Add black pepper to taste
  • Add two large bay leaves
  • 2 chopped large yellow onions.
Soulfood REcipe INSTRUCTIONS
Cook neckbones in a large dutch oven or a really large pot. Add onions season salt and pepper, skim fat and slim off the meat. Cook until it is so tender that the meat falls off the bone. You can leave the bones or remove them. Add the veggies and the bay leaves and stew for 45 minutes
on low heat. At this time make some jiffy corn bread. The soul food recipe of neckbone soup is ready to serve...enjoy it !
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Soul Food-Fried Chitterlings and Hog Maws












Soul Food : Fried Chitterlings and Hog Maws

A nice soul food recipe to try !
Soulfood Recipe Ingredients:
  • 2 pounds hog maws (pig stomach)
  • 2 pounds chitterlings (pig intestines)
  • 3 quarts water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper (flakes)
  • 1 medium peeled onion (white or yellow)
SoulFood Recipe INSTRUCTIONS
The hog maws are the thickest and will therefore take the longest to cook. Rinse them thoroughly as you trim off the excess fat. Put them in a 6 quart pot along with your 3 quarts water, onion, pepper, and salt.
Bring them to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and cook for 1 hour 15 minutes.
While maws are cooking, rinse chitterlings thoroughly and trim the extra fat off them. Like most organ meats, they have a lot of fat. Add chitterlings to pot after maws have cooked for 1 hour 15 minutes. Cook another 1 hour 30 minutes or until tender. Add a little extra water if necessary.
Prepare a large cast iron skillet with 1/4 stick of butter. Remove maws and chitterlings from pot and slice. I use to slice them right in the preheated skillet although you can use a cutting board. Then stir with a large metal spoon as you lightly brown them. You can pour out the water from the pot, including the onion. The onion added a little flavor and made them smell nicer while simmering.
A variation on this recipe is to slice the chitterlings and hog maws into pieces as above, but them put them back in the pot with the stock.
Again, you can get rid of the onion. Cover the pot and simmer the cut up mixture for another 50 minutes.
If you don't like onion or don't have onion, you can add four or five bay leaves to the mixture instead.. Again, you throw the bay leaves away before frying or cooking down the chitterlings.
By now the hog maws and chitterlings should be thoroughly done and almost falling apart. You can serve them with your favorite side dishes such as greens, macaroni and cheese, or rice. I actually prefer to eat them by themselves, with several splashes of hot sauce. However, they are fattening and it's tough not to eat too much. So you probably should have a side dish.
Store the leftovers in the refrigerator. Like so many other great soul food dishes, chitlins taste even better after the flavor has soaked in for a few hours. The leftovers won't last long. The soul food recipe of fried chitterlings is ready to serve..nice !
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Delicious Sweet Potato Pie

Delicious Sweet Potato Pie
A nice soulfood recipe to try !
INGREDIENTS
  • 4 large potatoes
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 store-bought pie crust
  • or your can just line a pan with vanilla wafers
  • instead
  • 1/2 cup milk
INSTRUCTIONS
Boil the potatoes until tender. When you stick a fork in them it should go in easy but you don't
want them to fall apart. Let the potatoes cool and then peel them.
Put the potatoes in a large mixing bowl and mash them thoroughly with a potatoe masher.
Melt the butter and pour it and the other ingredients in the bowl of potatoes. Stir
until well mixed.
Whether you used a ready made pie crust or just cookies, pour the potatoes mixture into the crust.
Put into an oven preheated to 375 degrees.
Cook for about 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out dry. The soulfood recipe of potato pie is ready to serve....!
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Crispy Catfish

Crispy Catfish...a nice soulfood recipe to try !

Ingredients
  • 4 catfish fillets, (about 6 to 8 ounces each)
  • 1/3 cup cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup CRISCO Oil
  • tartar sauce, (optional)
INSTRUCTIONS

Rinse fish. Pat dry. Combine cornmeal, flour, salt, paprika, onion powder and pepper on sheet of plastic wrap or wax paper. Combine egg and water in shallow dish or pie plate. Dip fish in egg
mixture. Coat with cornmeal mixture.
Heat Crisco Oil to 365�F in electric skillet or on medium-high heat in large heavy skillet. Fry fish for 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until crisp and browned. Drain on paper towels. Serve with tartar sauce, if desired...and the soulfood recipe of catfish s ready to serve...enjoy !
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CHOPPED PORK BARBECUE

CHOPPED BARBECUE ...a great soul food recipe to try !
Barbecue pork at it's best!

INGREDIENTS:
  • 3 pounds pork shoulder roast, bone in
  • 2 1/2 lbs pork roast, boned & rolled
  • 2 tablespoons red pepper flakes, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 medium onion, finely chopped about 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
INSTRUCTIONS
1) Rinse the pork roast and pat it dry with paper towels. Combine the red pepper, salt, and black pepper. Rub the mixture into all sides of the pork. Cover loosely with wax paper and refrigerate overnight.

2) Place the seasoned pork in a shallow roasting pan and let stand at room temperature 1 hour.
3) Preheat the oven to 300¼ F. Pour the vinegar to taste over the pork (more for a sharper flavor, less for a more mellow flavor). Scatter the chopped onions and green peppers into the pan. Roast the meat until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the roast registers 180oF. Spoon the pan juices over the pork a few times during roasting. Remove the roast and let stand 1 hour. Keep the pan juices.

4) Remove the meat from the bone, if necessary, and chop it into roughly 1/4-inch pieces. Heat the barbecue sauce in a large saucepan over a low heat until hot. Skim the fat from the pan drippings and add the drippings to the barbecue sauce. Stir the pork, onions and green peppers into the sauce and warm without boiling until heated through. The soul food recipe is ready to serve hot.....!
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