Dope Queens Series | Edna Lewis (Limited Edition) #02

Dope Queens Series | Edna Lewis (Limited Edition) #02

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These are part of a limited edition series! Only 50 available, then the next design is released.

The Dope Queens Series celebrates the black women who inspired and created American cooking. The first set of designs focuses on Edna Lewis.

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“Ms. Lewis was born in 1916 in Freetown, Orange County, Virginia, one of eight children. Her grandfather, an emancipated slave, helped found the community, hence its name. The family lived on a farm that had been granted to her grandfather and central to the family’s life was food in all its phases: growing, foraging, harvesting, and cooking. Without any modern cooking conveniences—everything was cooked over wood and, lacking measuring spoons, baking powder was measured on coins—food preparation called on creativity, resourcefulness, and ingenuity. “

https://ednalewisfoundation.org/chef-edna-lewis/