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For Leroy, cooking isn’t just a job. It’s a way of life. “When I’m in the kitchen, all my worries go away.” There was a time when Leroy had plenty to worry about. After 15 years in federal prison, he found himself spiraling towards his lowest...

Fifteen years ago, James was in a dark place. He had lost everything because of drugs and alcohol: his family, his home, and his job. The path before him was unclear--all he knew was the he couldn’t live like this anymore. Then, James walked through The...

Kronna Williams, left, preparing food with his team at a James Beard event.  For a long time Kronna Williams believed that dreams were made for other people—not him. As a child, his reality was one of poverty and drugs. Of hardship and struggle. Of ultimately being...

The Doe Fund team stole the show at this month's Harlem Harvest Festival and prepared this Carrot Cake recipe to judges and audience members. It won first place alongside our brownie recipe! Ingredients: 1½lbs Cake Flour 2tbsp Baking Powder 1tbsp Baking Soda 1tbsp Salt 2tbsp Cinnamon 12 Eggs 1¼lbsGranulated Sugar 1½lbs Dark Brown Sugar 3¾cup Canola Oil 2tbsp...

Congratulations to our culinary team, and especially Angel Lopez, for their blue ribbon at this year's Harlem Harvest Festival! The Doe Fund team stole the show and prepared this Peanut Butter Brownie recipe to judges and audience members. And a special thanks to sponsors Whole...