Black-Eyed Peas and Hoghead Cheese: A Story of Food, Family and Freedom by author Glenda Armand and illustrator Steffi Walthall

Reading Age: 4-8 years Grade Level: Preschool – 3 Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: September 6, 2022 A girl named Frances … Black-Eyed Peas and Hoghead Cheese: A Story of Food, Family and Freedom by author Glenda Armand and illustrator Steffi Walthall

Julmust, a Scandinavian Christmas Soda

Originally posted on Multi Cultural Cooking Network:
Scandinavians are no stranger to a drink that finds its popularity during the Christmas season—julmust.  The words “jul” and “must” are Swedish for “yule” and “juice.”It’s a Scandivanian Christmas soda that is mainly consumed in Sweden. Want an indicator of its popularity in the region? Julmust outsells Coca…

A Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Story

Originally posted on Multi Cultural Cooking Network:
I grew up in what I consider the greatest city in the world…New York City. There is nothing like celebrating the holidays in New York.  Before the Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center or the extravagant holiday widow displays at retail stores, the Macy’s Day Parade kicks everything…

Santos gave me this drink, but what is it? (Atole)

Many Central American countries serve Atole, but it has Mayan roots, so it is generally considered native to Mexico. The Mayans drank it as a corn-based beverage. It’s called Atole de Elote—it’s the O.G. Atole.

How Sweet it Is Pineapple Juice Cake

Hi there! It’s Monica here…your MCCN Editor. I’m just dropping by for a quick talk about this awesome recipe. I’ve been wanting to add this pineapple juice cake recipe on the site for a while because I personally loved making it. I’ve made the cake four times and it’s been a hit each time. TheContinue reading “How Sweet it Is Pineapple Juice Cake”

Fall Favorites: Candy Apples Were Born in the USA

Candy apples are just right for the season, with the temperatures cooling, you can enjoy this festive American treat throughout fall.