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A family photo of Diane Richardson and her brother Gary Kirchherr. Later in life, when her brother visited at Christmastime, Richardson would make the lamb curry recipe their mother learned when the family lived in Nigeria. Diane Richardson/Collage by NPR hide caption

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This recipe started in Arizona. Now, sisters Kirsten Ayles (left), in San Clemente, Calif., and Alexis Wold, in New York City, make it on opposite coasts. Right: A family photo of their grandparents' restaurant, Odd's Sombrero in Wickenburg, Ariz. Alexis Wold/Collage by NPR hide caption

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A participant holding a sign at a 2020 solidarity march in unity against the rise of antisemitism. The Anti-Defamation League reported that antisemitic incidents reached an all-time high in 2021. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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When Ellie King and her husband were married, they had Grandma Phoebe's fruitcake as their wedding cake. Ellie King/Collage by NPR hide caption

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Wayne Wright shares a recipe for lasagna. He learned many Italian recipes from circus performer Edmondo Zacchini. Jennifer Wright/Collage by NPR hide caption

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Left: Miriam Armendariz Piccolo with her mother, Genoveva. Right: the finished picadillo. Miriam Armendariz Piccolo/Collage by NPR hide caption

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She loved Mom's picadillo but never got the recipe. TikTok moved her to get creative

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