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Title:Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style
Pub. date: 2008
Includes: Booklet
Audience: Adults, African American
Language: English
Description:This recipe book brings together many favorite African American recipes. It includes tested recipes that show how to reduce saturated fat, cholesterol, salt, and sodium and still have great-tasting food. A tip on how the recipe was modified is included for each recipe. Recipes are grouped as follows: Breads, Vegetables and Side Dishes; Main Dishes; and Beverage and Desserts. Recipes include Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken, Classic Macaroni and Cheese and Sweet Potato Pie.
Funding Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Developer: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Length: 36 pages featuring 26 recipes
Use Restrictions: Not copyright protected
Reviewers Comments: Some decorative elements may be distracting for readers with low literacy skills. Each recipe includes yield, serving size information and nutritional information (calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium). Meat, pork and poultry doneness judged by color or time instead of temperature (use of thermometer). Includes a place for the reader to list their favorite recipes.
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Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Health Information Center
    Mail: P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
    Phone: (301) 592-8573
    Fax: (301) 592-8563
    Ordering: TTY: (240) 629-3255. Web site:
    Cost: 0.00 per
    Avail. in Qty: No
    Bulkrate: Note: No longer available to order from NHLBI

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