Video: Rebecca Sharpless on Cooking in Other Women’s Kitchens

Rebecca Sharpless, author of Cooking in Other Women’s Kitchens: Domestic Workers in the South, 1865-1960, spoke at the 16th annual Southern Foodways Symposium in Oxford, Mississippi, in October 2013. The Southern Foodways Alliance shared this video of her presentation.

Rebecca Sharpless from Southern Foodways on Vimeo.

Learn more: Sharpless wrote a response to the film The Help earlier on this blog.

Cooking in Other Women’s Kitchens is available in paperback and in an enhanced ebook edition that includes additional photographs, letters, and other documents embedded throughout the text.