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Rachel E. Teixeira

A quilt made from dried flowers is draped over a clear chair in an art gallery


Memory Preserves 

A BYU student takes inspiration from preserving apricot jam to create art that lasts.

Professor Eric Eliason sits at a booth at Arctic Circle with a tray of fries, fry sauce, a pastrami burger, and a thick over-the-top milkshake.


Utah Food Lore

Eric Eliason breaks down Utah food traditions like fry sauce, scones, green jell-O, funeral potatoes, and more.

Painted collage of woman standing behind a garden chair


Mixed Backgrounds

The plants, patterns, and poses in this art student's portrait series are based on interviews with people of mixed race.

Blindfolded students practices putting a sheet on cookies into the over while her professor watches


Blind Hope

In her New Horizons Lab, a legally blind nursing professor teaches people with vision impairments how to cook.

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