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May 12, 2021

The African American Bringing Sweet Flavors of Greece to Salt Lake City

“Baklava – the Greek food of the gods — and other flavors of Greece are the specialties of an extraordinary African American woman who founded Sheer Ambrosia Bakery in Salt…
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April 30, 2021

Bakeries join California Raisins in celebrating National Raisin Day

“Friday, April 30 is National Raisin Day, and California Raisins has announced partnerships with small businesses across the country who are offering baked goods featuring California Raisins. Each small business…
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February 28, 2021

Two Draper Black-owned businesses turn harassment into teachable moment

"Two separate phone calls came in Thursday night from a man identifying himself as 'Lee.' One came into Sauce Boss Southern Kitchen, the other to Sheer Ambrosia Bakery. The owner…
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January 28, 2021

A sweet story on entrepreneurship

"Sit with Rita Magalde for an hour and you’ll notice her cell phone buzzes and beeps a lot. Baklava orders from her business website, arrive in her inbox and…
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December 3, 2020

Sheer Ambrosia: The Art of Baklava with Rita Magalde

"Rita Magalde of Sheer Ambrosia bakes delectable baklava, a succulent dessert pastry formed of crisp phyllo dough and drizzled with a honeyed sweetness or sugared syrup to hold it together. Chopped…
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October 27, 2020

NPR Marketplace Feature

"Back in June, Rita Magalde of Draper, Utah, was shocked when her business’s Instagram suddenly started gaining dozens of followers. As people were protesting racial injustice across the country, many…
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September 3, 2020

Sherrita Magalde: Make every month Black Business Month in Utah

"Once again, the country is reeling after another abhorrent death. Breonna Taylor. Darrien Hunt. Amaud Arbery, George Floyd. Countless others. Now, Jacob Blake. In response to these horrific and unjust…
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July 24, 2020

Rita Magalde inspires others going through divorce with her book, “From Mrs. to Ms”

We loved getting to know Rita Magalde from her last appearance, when she whipped up the tastiest deserts and told us all about her bakery, Sheer Ambrosia. When we found…
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June 26, 2020

Good Things Cooking Episode – ABC4 Utah

Check out my feature in ABC4 Utah's episode of "Good Things Cooking": WATCH NOW In this video I share my recipe for Kourambiedes, a Greek butter cookie, talk about my…
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June 5, 2020

Sheer Ambrosia Highlighted in the Salt Lake Tribune

"While thousands are making a statement about injustice at marches, protests and vigils, many Utahns have found an additional way to fight racial inequity. They are spending their dining dollars…
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November 14, 2019

Gateways to Global Goodness Feature

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October 24, 2019

Sandy sweet shop opens Saturday, offers baklava

Combining her love of baking and a desire to be her own boss, Sherrita "Rita" Roberts Magalde is opening Sheer Ambrosia, a company that specializes in homemade baklava. A grand…