Made with Melanin is a new podcast on redefining domestic bliss. On finding success and overcoming failure in the kitchen (and in life tbh). On the virtues of homemade and knowing when store bought is just fine. On celebrating Beyoncé, Ina, and the culture that nourishes us. On being brown and feeling down in spaces that weren’t made for us and still don’t welcome us. On getting through it all with friends, food, laughter, and the secret ingredient.

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Hey friends, For our upcoming episode, we want to answer the questions you have about baking, getting crafty, Beyoncé, Mariah, Ina Garten’s extensive collection of collared shirts, how to deal with the soft, unyielding hum of millennial dread, or whatever else you can think of! We would love if you sent a voice recording of …


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