High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America

The BEST episodes of High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America

Every episode of High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America!

Black food is American food. Chef and writer Stephen Satterfield traces the delicious, moving throughlines from Africa to Texas in this docuseries.

Last Updated: 9/25/2022Network: Netflix
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Our Founding Chefs
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7.39
18 votes

#1 - Our Founding Chefs

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/26/2021

From mac and cheese to Virginia ham: Jefferson's and Washington's renowned enslaved chefs James Hemings and Hercules left the nation hungry for more.

Freedom
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7.33
21 votes

#2 - Freedom

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/26/2021

Barbecued brisket meets Senegalese lamb and a Juneteenth feast as Stephen heads to Texas to ride with Black cowboys and take in Jerrelle Guy's cakes.

The Rice Kingdom
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7.10
21 votes

#3 - The Rice Kingdom

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/26/2021

In the Carolinas, Stephen looks at the human cost of rice and goes whole hog with Gullah chef BJ Dennis and those preserving Black culinary traditions.

Our Roots
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7.00
26 votes

#4 - Our Roots

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/26/2021

The hunt for African American food's roots goes to Benin, where okra and yam rule the market and pre-enslavement fish and corn plates reign at a table.

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