High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America

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High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America
GenreDocumentary
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes4
Production
Running time47–58 minutes
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseMay 26, 2021 (2021-05-26) –
present (present)

High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America is a 2021 docuseries released on Netflix on May 26, 2021, starring Stephen Satterfield, Gabrielle E.W. Carter and Jessica B. Harris.[1][2] In August 2021, the series was renewed for a second season.[3]

Osayi Endolyn, in The New York Times, stated the television series was "sorely overdue."[4]

It is based on the book High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America.[5]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Series overview
SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
14May 26, 2021 (2021-05-26)

Season 1 (2021)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal release date
11"Our Roots"May 26, 2021 (2021-05-26)
22"The Rice Kingdom"May 26, 2021 (2021-05-26)
33"Our Founding Chefs"May 26, 2021 (2021-05-26)
44"Freedom"May 26, 2021 (2021-05-26)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keller, Joel (May 26, 2021). "Stream It Or Skip It: 'High On The Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America' On Netflix". Decider. Retrieved June 26, 2021.
  2. ^ Gyarkye, Lovia (May 25, 2021). "Netflix's 'High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America': TV Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 26, 2021.
  3. ^ White, Peter (August 10, 2021). "'High On The Hog' Renewed For Season 2 At Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 10, 2021.
  4. ^ Endolyn, Osayi (2021-05-17). "The Profound Significance of 'High on the Hog'". The New York Times. Retrieved 2022-09-06.
  5. ^ Severson, Kim (2021-05-17). "The Making of 'High on the Hog,' Bringing Black Food History to TV". The New York Times. Retrieved 2022-09-06.

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Accolades[edit]

2021 Peabody Award Winner