Check out the full list of participants in the 2020 Juneteenth Cookout Takeover. This initiative was established to encourage the celebration of Juneteenth – a jubilee of freedom to commemorate the end of slavery – and to amplify the food traditions of black culinary creatives. 

Juneteenth (a merge of the words/date June Nineteenth) marks the date in 1865 that the last enslaved people learned of their freedom. 

And for over 150 years since, Black American families, home-cooks, chefs, and culinarians have commemorated the summer holiday with a wide range of food traditions that tell a story of the perseverance of our people.

2020 Junteenth Cookout Takevover Round-up

A Girl Called Adri | Blackened Catfish

Beautiful Eats & Things | Spiced Grilled Peaches

Black Girls Who Brunch | Brown Butter Sweet Potato Cake

Brazilian Kitchen Abroad | Brazilian Collard Greens with Bacon 

Britney Breaks Bread | Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Sour Cream and Honey Sauce 

Brownbelle | Watermelon Hibiscus Whiskey Smash

Butter Be Ready | Chicken and Waffles

Chef and Steward | Watermelon and Feta Salad

Chef Curl Ardee | Honey and Butter Cornbread

Chenée Today | Lemon Icebox Pie

Christy Irene | Crawfish Etoufee 

Collards Are The Old Kale | Guaymas Shrimp

Confessions of a clean foodie | Mint Peach Spritzer 

Cooking to a T Jamaican | Beef Patties

Cooks with Soul | BBQ in Jar

Dash of Jazz | Golden Pineapple Pound Cake

Dish It With Tisha | Honey Jerk Shrimp

DMR Fine Foods | Blackberry Ginger Soda

Dom N’ The City | Pound Cake

Domestic Dee | Easy Berry Fruit Salad

Dude That Cookz | Cajun White Beans

Erique Berry Co | Three Green Summer Salad

Ethically Living | Vegan Jackfruit Jamaican Patties

Food Fidelity | Nigerian Beef Suya Skewers

Food Is Love Made Edible | Smothered Okra with Chicken & Sausage

FoodLoveTog | Braised Cabbage & Johnny cakes 

Forks and Straws | Cassava Corn Waffles with Shrimp Creole

Geo’s Table | Curried Potato Salad

Gristle & Gossip | Sweet Potato Honey Cornbread Cake 

Heal Me Delicious | Trinidadian Callaloo

Immaculate Ruému | Chin-Chin

Jamieson Diaries | Crockpot Smoked Red Beans

Kenneth Temple | Red Velvet Biscuit with BBQ Brisket 

Kenya Rae | Pork free baked beans

Lenox Bakery | Sweet Potato Cheesecake 

Maple Points | Peas & Rice – Guyanese Style

Marisa Moore Nutrition | Fresh Peach Iced Tea

Meiko and the Dish | Strawberry Cornbread Skillet Cobbler

Murielle Banackissa | Vegan Saka Saka (Congolese Cassava Leaf & Spinach Stew)

My Fabulous Food | Black eye peas with smoked turkey 

Nik Snacks | Easy BBQ Pork Ribs

On Ty’s Plate | Watermelon Limeade

Open Invitation Entertainment | Coconut Collard Greens

Orchids + Sweet Tea | The Ultimate Vegan Mac + Cheese

Our Perfect Palette | Jollof Rice

Peaches 2 Peaches | Vanilla Cake With Caramel Poached Pears

Pink Owl Kitchen | Strawberry Buttermilk Biscuits

Razzle Dazzle Life | Southern Peach Cobbler

Rosalynn Daniels | Southern Tomato Pie

Savor and Sage | Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Savory Thoughts | Jus Citron (Haitian Lemonade)

Seasoned To Taste | Cajun Shrimp Deviled Eggs

Sense & Edibility | Blackberry Cobbler

Simply LaKita | Candied Yams

Slice & Torte | Fried Softshell Crab

Slight Kitchen Werk | Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Sweet & Sorrel | Baked Jerk Chicken

Sweet Savant | Black Eyed Peas and Sweet Potato Salad

That Green Lyfe | Vegan Red Red Stew (Spicy Ghanaian Black-Eyed Peas) and Plantain

The Dana Renee Way | Sweet Potato Cornbread

The Hangry Woman | Jamaican Jerk Wings

The Hungry Hutch | Southern-Style Sweet Tea

The Kitchenista Diaries | Grilled Lemon Pepper Wings

The Vgn Way | Juneteenth Hibiscus Strawberry Vegan Ice Cream 

This Worthey Life | Strawberry Soda

This African Cooks | Ghanaian kebabs Whole30 style 

Vegan With Curves | Slow Cooker Black Eyed Pea Sweet Potato Soup

Whisk it Real Gud | Southern Sweet Potato Pie

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