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Ebony Test Kitchen Food Demonstrations


Two salmon tacos with cabbage and tomatoes on the are plated on a green plate.


The internet revolutionized access to food recipes. Viewers could now watch step-by-step how dishes were prepared. In 2007, Ebony began offering food demonstrations on YouTube. Readers who had grown up with Ebony’s “Date with a Dish” column now became online viewers. The shows grew popular, garnering more than 80,000 views. In this video, Charlotte Lyons, Ebony’s longtime food editor, demonstrates how to make Salmon Tacos.