Tag Archives: American South

Decoration Day and Dinner on the Ground

Amidst the department store sales and barbecues that are now a hallmark of Memorial Day in the US, a fascinating origin story of this day for honoring the dead and the tradition of dining with them is has been forgotten … Continue reading

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Mourning and Food – Your Contributions – I

Gumbo and rice were delivered to my home before nightfall of the day Momma died, and the task of moving my mother’s possessions from her apartment at the assisted living facility were capped by a dozen assorted Krispy-Kreme donuts.  Mom … Continue reading

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