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African Heritage Diet as Medicine: How Black Food Can Heal the Community
We've been conditioned to think that traditional Black food is not nutritious, but that couldn't be further from the truth. History and food are a source of empowerment to change the narrative regarding nutrition and health across the African diaspora.
These German Christmas Cookies Are On My Cookie Platter Every Year
There is a strong baking tradition in Germany. And at Christmastime, that tradition is expressed through platters of cookies, like jam-filled sandwich cookies, chocolate hazelnut thumbprint cookies and more.
I've Cooked 30 Thanksgiving Dinners—Here's My #1 Tip for Less Stress
Spoiler alert: The key to success is to start your cooking in advance. From passion fruit mousse to creamy pumpkin soup, these recipes can all be made days or even weeks ahead of time.
There's a Movement to Revitalize Indigenous Cuisines and Knowledge—Here's Why That Matters
The re-indigenization of Native American cuisine through the use of Traditional Ecological Knowledge, the flourishing of Indigenous foods and the celebration of Native chefs and cooks are just a few tools to promote better health.
New York's Best Kept Secret: What to Do in Rockaway Beach
Superstorm Sandy ripped through the Rockaways in 2012, turning it into a federal disaster zone. The area has made a stellar comeback over the past 20 years and is now a hot destination for New Yorkers in the know. It's time to book your trip!

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Chef Simileoluwa Adebajo Is Serving Up Nigerian Comfort Food in San Francisco—Try Her Recipes at Home
She may be half a world away from her family in Nigeria, but every time Adebajo cooks dishes like suya and puff puffs at her restaurant Èkó Kitchen, she honors the women who taught her how—her grandmothers and mother.
Why the Most Expensive Spice in the World Is Now Growing in Hundreds of Small American Farms

Saffron is almost exclusively grown in Iran, Spain, India and Afghanistan. So why are fields of it blossoming on this Vermont farm just before the snow falls?