George W. Carver, “How to Make Sweet Potato: Flour, Starch, Sugar, Bread, & Mock Coconut”, 1918 was a cookbook for the American sweet potato. George W. Carver was a food and agriculture researcher at the Tuskegee Institute, in Alabama in the first half of the twentieth century. The sweet potato recipes in this bulletin are examples of the Deep South movement away from cotton-only. The Cotton Belt was an economic zone solely dependent on cotton as “cash crop”.
Diversity in crops was stressed by George W. Carver’s, “How to Make Sweet Potato: Flour, Starch, Sugar, Bread & Mock Coconut”, 1918 in the kitchen as well as in the field.