17 of Aretha Franklin’s Favorite Foods
It's said that the only thing Aretha Franklin loved as much as soul music was soul food.
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When she wasn’t singing her heart out, the Queen of Soul loved to cook and eat. These recipes are inspired by her favorite comfort cuisine, from homey meat loaf to old-fashioned banana pudding.
brown sugar and yellow mustard. This copycat recipe would be perfect for a holiday.
banana pudding. But really, who doesn’t?! This recipe yields a great one with a made-from-scratch pudding mixture.
butter, this version would have been a hit with her!
soul food. Use a smoked ham hock or take the shortcut and use regular ham like this recipe does.
Barbecue ribs are also on the menu of her favorite foods as told to her biographer Mark Bego. We wonder if she kept moist towelettes in stock!
rhubarb ice cream?
comfort foods. Chili was one of the items she was considering, and she would certainly approve of this version that’s cooked low and slow.
Originally Published: February 02, 2022