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Traditional Hoppin John Recipe (For Good Luck In The New Year!)
Hoppin’ John is a “soul food” dish popular in the American South, but its origins can be traced to West Africa and European cultures dating back to the Middle Ages. Widely eaten on New Year’s Day in the Southeastern U.S., the dish is believed to bring a prosperous year full of good luck, with the peas symbolizing coins (one of which is often added to the pot). continue reading
GLOBAL CUISINE: The Best Sweet Potato Recipe Ever Invented (Seriously!)
Growing up in the American South, sweet potatoes and yams were a staple of our diet. There were candied yams in our school lunches, baked sweet potatoes with butter and cinnamon sugar for our meat-and-three dinners, and my mom’s famous sweet potato souffle with brown sugar and pecans at every holiday meal. Which all goes to say, I *KNOW* my sweet potatoes. continue reading for recipe