Black & Wright

Evolution of Southern Fare

Located in Chicago, Black & Wright is renowned for its culinary excellence and southern inspired dishes. We invite you to tour our site and discover the joys of cooking

Black & Wright offers private cooking and catering events in an array of styles perfect for a small group outing, power meetings, garden parties, sixth or sixtieth birthdays, bridal showers and anything else that may fall in between.

Whether you are looking to learn how to BBQ, cook a vegetarian feast or a gourmet dinner we will be happy to work with you to prepare a tantalizing menu.

Sweet Potato Polenta

1 cup Water 1 Cup Milk

1/2 Cup Yellow Cornmeal

1/2 Cup Baked Sweet Potato

a few tablespoons heavy cream

salt and white pepper to taste

1 Tbl unsalted butter to finish

Bake sweet potato rubbed with olive oil, wrapped in foil in oven at 350 degrees until soft. Take skin off and mash with cream, salt and pepper until smooth. You can also put the sweet potato's and cream in a food processor and blend until smooth

In a saucepan, over medium heat, bring the water and milk to a boil. Slowly stir in the polenta. Cook, stirring constantly, for 15 minutes. Add the sweet potato. Stir in a little more cream for a smooth and creamy texture. Season with salt and pepper. Taste to make sure you have a creamy texture not gritty. Remove from the heat, add butter and serve immediately.