Gratitude

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In case you didn’t know, Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday. I strongly believe that every nation or other group of people need a communal feast day to rally around. Food is celebration, life, pleasure, sharing, and even intimacy. I love and adore food! So Thanksgiving is a special day that I literally look forward […]

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Giving Thanks for Thanksgiving

My mother is an excellent cook. Every year, I eagerly await Thanksgiving — after my birthday, it is my favorite holiday (and one of a precious few I celebrate). I love my mother’s homemade stuffing, the delicious turkey, our even more delicious Nigerian foods — because what is an American holiday without okra, egusi, fufu, […]

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