United Airlines Employee Charged With Using Racial Slurs Toward Customer

Image After a United Airlines employee was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly using racial slurs, the company said it had “zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind.”CreditSeth Wenig/Associated Press A United Airlines employee accused of directing racial slurs at a customer has been charged in Texas with disorderly conduct, according to court documents. The…

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Front Burner: An Heirloom Masa Harina

If you make your own tortillas and tostadas, there’s a new masa harina to consider. (Masa harina, the corn flour used for tortillas, has been nixtamalized, or treated with slaked lime to remove the corn hulls, soften it and improve the digestibility of its nutrients.) Masienda, a company that specializes in products made from heirloom…

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