Politics, Potatoes, and Avocados

Politics, Potatoes, and Avocados

There’s an interesting political history behind the lowly potato. It’s not so lowly, really, when you consider the clout it has. While watching the 2017 Super Bowl, there may be some upset when reaching for the bowl of guacamole. There may not be any. Guacamole,...
Holding Tight to Food Traditions

Holding Tight to Food Traditions

Christmas 2016 has gone into the history books. Hanukkah is mid-celebration. Kwanza has just begun. All of these holidays at once can be overwhelming. Perhaps, not so much if you only celebrate one, but if you are one who takes in all of the traditions associated with...
Unapologetically in Love with Eggnog

Unapologetically in Love with Eggnog

Stories of my childhood Christmas Eve celebrations, include telling of mom ladling her homemade eggnog into each of our “Tom and Jerry” mugs. She would dust each one with a bit of nutmeg, and then as we delightedly each held our own, we would raise them; giving a...