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Category: Women’s History

Cover illustration from The Ebony Cookbook: A Date with a Dish, 1962.

(Re)Discovering Freda De Knight and Her 1948 Cookbook, “A Date with a Dish”

Posted by: Nate Smith

Many Black home cooks may have on their bookcase, or have seen in their mother's collection, a copy of "The Ebony Cookbook: Date with a Dish." This cookbook was the creation of Freda De Knight, who was the first food editor for "Ebony," and author of the monthly food column “A Date with a Dish,” which premiered in Ebony in 1946.

Save the Date International Women's Day Library of Congress Washington DC, March 8 2023 9:30am to 12:00pm

International Women’s Day Symposium at the Library of Congress, March 8

Posted by: Natalie Burclaff

Join us in-person at the Library of Congress on the morning of Wednesday, March 8 for a conversation around the current state of investments in technology, increasing the percentage of women in leadership positions, and how to incorporate diverse thinking when solving for today's problems through technology.