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Austin Statesman

“When Jinich thinks about Thanksgiving, she thinks about the sharing of ideas as much as the sharing of food, and she sees parallels between the current conversations about immigration and food culture.

‘Mexicans and Americans, we think we know each other,’ she says. ‘Oh, American food is hot dogs and Mexican food is only tacos. But we’re like cousins. When you live with someone for so long, you don’t take the time to go deeper.’

She’s seen Mexican food evolve from a distance, but her heart has evolved just as much…”

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