Autobiographical, autopolemical paragraphs alternate with many recipes swept up in the author's Soul journey, with dishes ranging from South Carolina basics and originals to Caribbean. East, Indian, French, African. Some sound just fine (like ""Codfish with Green Sauce"" -- although the quantities are left up to the cook); some are fancy, hot and delicious (""Escaviach Fish Jamaica Style""): some like ""Stuffed Heart Honky Style"". one might prefer to forget for all sorts of reasons. White folks, no doubt about it, give the author a pain in the asparagus, and although the white cook may share the author's anger at obvious injustice, being constantly clobbered while messing with collards won't help their preparation -- let alone digestion. Some interesting food with a side dish of bad vibes.