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In many Slavic Christian traditions, the bread tells fortunes and predicts good luck and prosperity,
The New Year’s Eve revelries of my mother’s Soviet childhood were notoriously grand affairs. New Year’s Eve in my post-Soviet, Midwestern household is decidedly not.
Foodways, Immigration & Migration
For me, growing up as part of an immigrant diaspora has meant finding ways to connect to my culture beyond a physical space.
Celebrations, Foodways, Religion & Spirituality
Celebrated annually from December 16 to 24, Las Posadas (“The Inns”) is a Catholic novena (nine-day long prayer) and festival.
Traditionally, there should always be twelve meatless dishes served for svyata vecherya, or Christmas Eve dinner.
Growing up in a Mexican American family, my fondest childhood memories always involve the Christmas season.
Seven-layer salad, possibly rooted in the American South, has become a staple of home-cooked Midwestern cuisine.
Holiday celebrations in our family always involve sharing the bounty of our Puerto Rican culinary traditions.
Thick and sweet yet uniquely balanced, Guinness cake is the perfect alternative dessert for your festive feasts.
In the United States, pavlova is nowhere near as popular as it is in Northern Ireland.