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New Study Shows Chemicals Known to Alter Male Hormones Are Prevalent in Boxed Mac and Cheese Products

  Potentially harmful chemicals that were banned from children’s teething rings and rubber duck toys a decade ago may still be present in high concentrations in your child’s favorite meal: macaroni and cheese mixes made with powdered cheese. (more…)

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Is African-American Soul Food a Cultural Lifestyle or a Disease Trap?

The roots of soul food run deep within the annals of African American living. The South reigns as king of soul food cuisine. Its origins can be traced back to slavery when plantation owners allowed enslaved Africans to cook and eat only what known as the hog’s undesirable leftovers, the

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Author Adrian Miller’s New Book “The President’s Kitchen Cabinet” Shows Little-Known African-American Chefs Fed Presidents More Than Just Food

Our national palate owes a vast debt to African-American cooks and chefs who’ve largely been whitewashed from the history books, but a growing number of scholars, bloggers and authors are bringing new attention to those hidden hands. (more…)

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Sasha and Malia Obama’s Favorite Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

I was initially a little wary of this version because it didn't call for making a roux, which gives most mac and cheese recipes that creamy, hearty texture. In the first lady's recipe, you simply stir together cauliflower puree, milk, cheese, and pasta, and you're ready to go. While I

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