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6 Traditional Dishes to Celebrate the Holidays

By- Kelli Drummer-Avendano

1. Crusty Corn Bread

During Kwanzaa, many families enjoy dishes that come from important places in the African diaspora, such as Africa, the Caribbean, and South America. These dishes include hearty soups and stews, and nothing pairs better with them than cornbread. What’s more, it’s easy to make and very versatile. You can find endless recipes online, so choose the one that works best for your family. For a twist, prepare it with cheese, buttermilk, sour cream, or cracked black pepper. To get a golden crust, be sure to add extra melted butter to the batter before pouring it into the baking pan.

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7 International Side Dishes to Serve at Thanksgiving

By- Kelli Drummer-Avendano

Turkey day is just around the corner! It’s a food-lover’s holiday and a time to enjoy all our favorite dishes: turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and many more. This year, why not put a side dish on the table that’s sure to start a conversation—something with an international spin. While nothing can replace the classics, these seven dishes are a wonderful way to explore different cultures, traditions, and flavors!

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