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Life After Layoffs: How Empanadas Gave Me a Sense of Belonging

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Life After Layoffs: How Empanadas Gave Me a Sense of Belonging

On finding the perfect empanada dough, fulfillment in work, and acceptance by local Peruvian mamás.

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Milk/Cream

Why Aren't More Americans Buying Canned Milk?

Creaminess and complexity with the convenience of a can.

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The Hot Chocolate Bread Pudding That Makes My Peruvian Christmas

For Carlos C. Olaechea, panettone—or panetón, as it's known in Peru—was always dry and disappointing. That is, until he combined it with another holiday tradition: his dad's hot cocoa.

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The Miraculous History of Peru's Most Sacred Dessert

For many Peruvians in October, Turrón de Doña Pepa has a sweet and layered story, tied closely with the festival of the Lord of Miracles.