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Andi Murphy


Articles by Andi Murphy

Boss Cakes

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Boss Cakes

Growing up in the Bay Area, Crystal Wahpepah (Kickapoo, Sac and Fox) often visited her grandparents in Oklahoma, where they shared food stories with her and fed her Native treats. Now that she’s a chef and ace caterer, her goal is to nourish the urban Native community with same...
Hot List: Native Food

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Hot List: Native Food

Every day chefs, farmers and food advocates make moves to make sure that our indigenous foods continue to be an important part of our communities. They’re also taking Native food to new and exciting places. When a city has a Native restaurant, it helps create understanding among non-Native and...
Going Green

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Going Green

For chef Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz (Tewa, Tiwa, Mexican, Spanish), the kitchen is where “medicine and nourishment are made.” Following in the footsteps of her grandmother, a traditional healer, Ruiz serves up plantbased knowledge and recipes courtesy of her website, ruizenplace.com (a play off the French mise én place, gathering...
Desert Dessert

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Desert Dessert

Chef Nephi Craig offers Western Apache delights at Sunrise Park Resort, owned and operated by the White Mountain Apache Tribe, off Highway 273 in Greer, Arizona.