Soul Food Guru and Author Cassandra Gaines Announces Launch of Momma C’s Soul Food in a Jar

Muskogee, OK (May 5, 2015) 

MommaCSoul food guru and author Cassandra “Momma C” Gaines, is all about keeping soul alive with her best selling book, Momma C’s Soul Food and now with the launch of her new products, Momma C’s Soul Food in a Jar at the Homeland Supermarket chain, featuring her Blackeye Pea Salsa, Mild Chow Chow, Pickled Okra, Sweet Potato Butter and Watermelon Pickles.

“This is the first time that Momma C’s Soul Food in a Jar is being sampled and made available to the public,” says Store managerJason Fritz.  “Cassandra Gaines is well known in the community as ‘Momma C!’  I’ve also known her for many years, so when she came to me and said can I get this in retail, I jumped on it!!  It’s a local product and we like to see people succeed locally!! It’s also a good opportunity for my customers to sample the product and meet the person who made the product.”

Momma C’s Soul Food in a Jar has been approved to roll out in five other Homeland Supermarket locations; three in Muskogee, one inHaskell and the other in Pryor, Oklahoma. For more information, visit

Cassandra “Momma C” Gaines is the soul food guru and author who is all about keeping soul food alive with her best selling book,Momma C Is Soul Food and now with the launch of her new products, Momma C’s Soul Food in a Jar.  She began her career as a soul food cook at the tender age of 8, where she spent many hours in the kitchen with her mother trying out various soul food recipes. Cassandra “Momma C” Gains is the founder of The National Soul Food Cook Off and the coordinator of The Martin Luther King Soul Food Cook Off, which takes place every January inMuskogee, Oklahoma.

Cassandra has been featured in media including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Essence Magazine, Black Meetings & Tourism Magazine, 55+ Plus Magazine, The Pulse Magazine and nearly every newspaper in the state of Oklahoma. Her love of cooking food and its relevance to heritage led her to being interviewed by The Today Show’s Al Roker for The Food Channel.

Homeland Supermarkets are 100% Employee Owned making Homeland the 37th Largest Majority Employee Owned Company in the U.S. Go see them at any of their 44 Oklahoma locations, and one store in Kansas. Support your state and shop local! Please log onto for more information.


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