Soup—and Life—Lessons From My Grandma
Along with the foundations of how to make great soup, my Mita taught me about different cultures through food.
Why I Follow My Mom's Tradition of Making Haitian Soup Joumou on New Year's Day
This winter squash soup commemorates Haiti's independence on January 1, 1804.
It Took a Pandemic, But I Finally Learned to Cook My Family's Most Cherished Recipes
Between socially distant holidays and a nagging need for comfort food, millennials like me are finally tackling the family recipes we find most intimidating...and meaningful.
It's Not Christmas Until We Pull Out the "Charcuter-tree"
Basically, you skewer charcuterie with a toothpick and stick it to a styrofoam cone to create a Christmas tree-shaped appetizer. My husband's family has made this for forever and I was curious to learn more about the tradition.
My Parents' Coquito Always Brings Me Home
Making this recipe for the Puerto Rican holiday drink is a way to connect to family near and far.
Here's Why You Get an Orange in Your Christmas Stocking
It's a tradition in many families, but where exactly did it come from? We dug into the history to learn about the origins of this Christmas tradition.