Lucille Bishop Smith, Hidden Hero of History
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A taste of kitchen creativity and a recipe for success! Lucille Bishop Smith was a Black American culinary entrepreneur, educator, inventor and corporate founder. Her “Lucille’s All Purpose Hot Roll Mix” revolutionized home cooking. 21 different recipes could be made from its base, adding a dash of time-saving convenience to meal-making! She used her success to give back, uplifting her community and teaching others the secret ingredients needed to navigate the domestic service industry. Go to the episode webpage: See images of Lucille Bishop Smith and some of her culinary inventions on the Prairie View A&M University website: Lucille’s Restaurant by Lucille Bishop Smith’s great-grandchildren: CREDITS: This episode has been a Jonincharacter production. Today’s story was written by Molly Murphy and performed by Jonathan Cormur. Sound recording and production by Jermaine Hamilton at Hamilton Studio Recordings. Discover Growin' Up! by Lingokids, a weekly podcast series that will help kids understand what it takes to achieve their dreams of becoming… whatever they want to be: Support the showREACH OUT! Tweet us @dorktalesstory Email us at [email protected] DM us on Instagram @dorktalesstorytime Newsletter/Free Resources: Original Music Available on Bandcamp: Now, go be the hero of your own story and we’ll see you next once-upon-a-time!
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