Nikki Silva

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An accordionist leads his band at the annual Sheepherders Ball. Roland Studio, ca. 1950. Courtesy John Odiaga. Basque Museum & Cultural Center hide caption

itoggle caption Roland Studio, ca. 1950. Courtesy John Odiaga. Basque Museum & Cultural Center

Dolly Johnson, cook for President Benjamin Harrison in the early 1890s. Johnson, who had cooked for the Harrison family in Indiana, was summoned to the White House by President Harrison to replace Madame Petronard, a French chef. One observer noted: "The President likes the plain dishes of Dolly Johnson ... better than the complicated French menus of her predecessor ...." Frances Benjamin Johnston/Library of Congress hide caption

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson (left) and cosmonaut Valery Korzun eat a meal aboard the International Space Station service module Zvezda in 2002. NASA hide caption

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Stories of grandmothers in their kitchen flooded the NPR Hidden Kitchen Hotline. The Kitchen Sisters hide caption

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