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September 12, 2017

 

Lillie Pete

To Get Calcium, Navajos Burn Juniper Branches To Eat The Ash

Most American Indians are lactose intolerant, which means they need to find nutrients outside of dairy. Traditional cooking methods can be key to good health.

August 28, 2017

 

Arepas are prepared in a home in Caracas, Venezuela

Arepas Are Conquering The World — But Dying In Venezuela

Yet even as arepas are embraced from New York to Spain, they are disappearing in their hunger-wracked homeland.

March 29, 2017

 

sweet rice

How A Sweet Rice Dish Connects A Woman To Her History

Making the traditional foods of home on the holiday of Cheti Chand helps a member of the Hindu Sindhi diaspora feel less disjointed.

February 7, 2017

 

Crespelle in Brodo, Italian Crepes in Broth

Italian Crepes In Chicken Broth

There are many subtle variations in the way crepes are prepared. This version incorporates creamed carrots and potatoes to thicken the broth.

January 21, 2017

 

swamp

Stirring The Pot: Swamped!

Ruthie Cohen's son named this dish "Swamp" almost 20 years ago, and the name has allowed her to claim the recipe in a way that is singular to her family.

October 30, 2016

 

eating food

The Grand, Unfinished Task Of Chronicling How America Eats

An ambitious federal project, abandoned as WWII loomed, sought to document the country's food traditions amidst great change.

July 19, 2016

 

French chef Stephane Jégo (left) poses with Syrian refugee chef Mohammad El Khaldy

In Paris, Refugee Chefs Show What They Have To Offer

In a weeklong festival, refugee chefs teamed up with their French counterparts to serve up feasts that fuse their culinary traditions.

December 23, 2015

 

Mary Figeuroa's award-winning gingerbread house

That’s How The Gingerbread Crumbles

Mary Figeuroa is serious about making gingerbread houses and she has the awards to prove it. But does she have what it takes to win at Conner Prairie?

November 24, 2014

 

Mary Kraft

Women Have Always Been Farmers, Now They’re Being Counted

Even while the total number of farmers is dropping nationwide, women are taking up a larger piece of the pie.

April 4, 2012

Traditional Eats 

Carrot, Apple, and Sweet Potato Tzimmes

Carrot, Apple And Sweet Potato Tzimmes

Just in time for your garden to start producing, clean out the final few root veggies from your pantry and make this tasty traditional dish.

March 17, 2012

Holiday Celebration 

corned beef

Traditional Corned Beef

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by making your very own corned beef.

December 25, 2011

Noel And Nog 

Yule Log

Christmas Table Full Of History And Cultures

Many different cultures mean many different foods come to the table during the holidays.

November 8, 2011

Eastern Delicacies  

Sheer Korma

A Sweet Treat For ‘Eid Ul Adha

Muslims all over the world celebrated Eid this past weekend and you can join in their feasting with some Sheer Korma.

September 28, 2011

New Year 

challah

Welcoming Rosh Hashanah With Honey And Apples

Rosh Hashanah began at sundown, and with it comes traditional foods like apples, pomegranates and honey.

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