Blending Old and New

This dynamic pairing of recipes brings food from Africa and the New World together for a delectible dinner.

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Jollof Rice

This menu pairs foods from Africa with foodstuffs found in the New World. Okra -- introduced to North America by African slaves -- is served as a popular vegetable side, prepared with tomatoes and corn. Jollof Rice and Yassa Chicken are versions of traditional main dishes from West Africa.

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Okra N' Corn Combo Join two Southern staples to create a new favorite side dish.

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Collard Greens with Tomato-Onion Salsa Greens of all types are a popular part of African cooking.

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Jollof Rice This is a widely enjoyed West African dish.

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Yassa Chicken Citrus-marinated onions add a slightly crispy, sour crunch.

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Coconut Cake Cream of coconut intensifies the flavor of this cake.

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