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High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America by Jessica B. Harris is an engaging exploration of African diaspora cuisine, detailing the rich history, survival, and influence of these culinary traditions in America. Harris's meticulous research and storytelling are further celebrated in the Netflix docu-series and the African American Garden exhibit at NYBG, providing a multifaceted appreciation of African American and Caribbean culinary heritage.

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Radical Remedies: An Herbalist's Guide to Empowered Self-Care by Brittany Ducham is a comprehensive and engaging resource that emphasizes holistic well-being and self-care through herbal remedies. With a warm, inviting tone and detailed content including recipes, herbal profiles, and sustainability practices, Ducham provides invaluable tools for both novice and experienced herbalists to transform their relationship with plant allies and prioritize their own health.

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