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The Tahini Table

  Amy Zitelman takes tahini, a ground sesame paste used in making  hummus, to the next level in her new cookbook,  The Tahini Table: Go Beyond Hummus with 100 Recipes […]

Oatman, Arizona: A Ghost Town on Route 66

            From glitzy Las Vegas to the dusty winding road through high chapparal into the winding roads through the Black Mountains I arrived in Oatman, Arizona just as a bank […]

Angela Medearis: The Ultimate Kitchen Diva

Medearis, a television chef known as the Kitchen Diva, has written 107 books. Many are children’s books, but she also is a cookbook author focusing on both the historic roots of African American cookery and healthy eating like The Kitchen Diva's Diabetic Cookbook: 150 Healthy, Delicious Recipes for Diabetics and Those Who Dine with Them. But she didn't start off to be a cook.