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Soul food recipes

10 Soul Food Recipes to Celebrate Black History

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 1 hour 1x


These delicious soul food recipes from authors Marrekus and Krysten Wilkes of Cooks with Soul honor the roots of Black American cuisine!


  • 2 cups cavatappi (or elbow macaroni, shells, etc.)
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 12-ounce can evaporated milk, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups half & half, room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 8-ounce block mild cheddar, shredded, room temperature
  • 1 8-ounce block Monterey jack, shredded, room temperature
  • 1 8-ounce block sharp cheddar, shredded, room temperature
  • 8 ounces whole milk shredded mozzarella cheese, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt (start with less and adjust to taste if using any other type of salt)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


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  • Category: 8 to 10 servings
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Keywords: Soul food, soul food recipes