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Von Diaz drew on her experiences in her grandmother's Puerto Rican kitchen and her Southeastern American roots to write her cookbook, Coconuts and Collards. Ella Colley /University Press of Florida hide caption

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Puerto Rican Cooking And The American South Mix In 'Coconuts And Collards'

Author Von Diaz's cookbook Coconuts and Collards offers a vegetable-forward take on foods she learned to cook from her Puerto Rican grandmother and on the fly in her family's kitchen near Atlanta.

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The Call-In: Childhood Obesity Rates Are At Their Highest Since 1999

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Can You Choose A Romantic Partner Just By Their Voice? A Dating App Thinks So

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When Anne Soloviev, a retiree who lives in Washington, D.C., received a prescription to treat toenail fungus, she never thought to ask how much it cost. As it turned out, she was prescribed a topical medication costing almost $1,500. Cheryl Diaz Meyer for KHN hide caption

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Financial Side Effects From A Prescription For Toenail Fungus

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Habibi Fuses Farsi Lyrics With Western Riffs

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In Ethiopia, Soccer Stadiums Have Become Political Battlefields

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Childhood Playmates Reconnect, Rekindle Friendship That Transcends Race And Distance

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Von Diaz drew on her experiences in her grandmother's Puerto Rican kitchen and her Southeastern American roots to write her cookbook, Coconuts and Collards. Ella Colley /University Press of Florida hide caption

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Puerto Rican Cooking And The American South Mix In 'Coconuts And Collards'

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'Love, Simon' Is Your Typical Glossy, Hollywood, Teenage, Gay Rom-Com

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