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American ginseng has linked the Appalachian Mountain region to China since the 1700s.
Celebrations, Cultural Transmission, Foodways
I can’t remember a year in my life where my Grandma Lucille laid out the smörgåsbord and the korv was missing.
For us, the tamalada, a tamale making party, goes back several generations to San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
It’s Hanukkah and time to dig out the three-by-five index card with my mother’s recipe for latkes.
By Our Interns, Foodways
Regardless of how long it’s been since eating that dish, one taste can send us back through the haze of time to a particular kitchen and a particular plate.
Foodways, Immigration & Migration
At Thip Khao in Washington, D.C., Chef Seng serves Lao food, family style.
D.C. restaurateur Jennifer Selman offers stories and recipes for two Trinidadian Christmas staples: black cake and sorrel drink.
In fact, you don’t have a choice.
As a young girl, I dreamed of my father coming home and saying, “Hey kids, I brought fried chicken!”
Cultural Transmission, Foodways
Whole Foods didn't invent chia seeds