The Unforgotten: On Michael W. Twitty's 'The Cooking Gene' - The Millions

The Unforgotten: On Michael W. Twitty’s ‘The Cooking Gene’

When the first recipe appears on page 24 of The Cooking Gene, it arrives as a kind of unmerited gift, a gratuitous offering to us, the community of readers. It’s a simple recipe for “Kitchen Pepper,” but it is as if Michael W. Twitty is giving away something into which an entire history has been … Continue reading The Unforgotten: On Michael W. Twitty’s ‘The Cooking Gene’