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
Category Archives: holiday
Countdown to Christmas with an Advent Calendar
Counting down to Christmas day. Advent calendars are a fun and meaningful way to do it. (Image from @ushiilandia on Flickr)
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”
Holiday Turkey Stew
When turkey day or any holiday that involves turkey has come and gone, here’s what to do with the leftovers. Try this recipe for turkey stew.
Alcohol Schmalcohol! Okay, that’s not a word but it is a feeling, especially for those who want to enjoy a good drink without actually imbibing. So thank God for alternatives like mocktails. Try this Christmas mocktail, served on ice with equal parts of the following beverages. Ingredients Cranberry juiceOrange juicePineapple juiceSprite The Sprite can beContinue reading “Christmas Mocktail”
Argentina’s Empanadas de Vigilia
In Argentina and other South American countries, you will find meatless options for empanadas called empanadas de Vigilia.
Vacay for the Day: Wylder Hotel Tilghman Island
The Wylder Hotel Tilghman Island is a fantastic getaway for a little solace, romance or play. (Photo Credit: Wylder Hotel Tilghman Island Facebook page)
Get Festive with Sorrel
Photo Credit: Black Cake and Sorrel Drink Facebook page. (The Caribbean sorrel drink has a unique rich taste that is good for your special holiday and festivities.)
The Christmas Asado and Other Traditions in Argentina
Traditional asados are all about the grill (parrilla) or open fire, where chicken, pork, chorizo, morcilla
What ‘A Christmas Story’ Taught Us About Adapting
‘A Christmas Story’ has lessons that go past “You’ll shoot your eye out!” it also gives the okay to discover a new Christmas meal.