The Art of Entertaining

The Art of Entertaining

The month of December is the time for us to come together during the Holidays. The dinner party is a seemingly simple part of the American culture. At its core, a dinner party is a gathering of family, friends or honored guests, who come together to share in food, drink and conversation. Over the course of the years, the traditions of entertaining have shifted into […]

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New Year’s Food Traditions

New Year’s Food Traditions

Seminole, Southern, Soul and Cracker cooking have many similarities in that they all used what was available or they could find in the woods.  As many Southerners moved further south to Florida during the 1870s, they brought their traditions and foods with them.   A New Year’s meal of black-eyed peas, collards, cornbread and pork/ham is steeped in the tradition of bringing good luck and wealth for […]

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