Holiday recipes from around the world

Chef Paul Finkelstein shares recipes from various cultural celebrations. Enjoy them on their own'or serve them together for a new holiday tradition

Kwanzaa Vegetables

Kwanzaa Vegetables

Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration of African heritage and culture that takes place in late December. The week culminates in a delicious feast. In fact, the name Kwanzaa is derived from a Swahili phrase meaning “first fruits.” Sweet potatoes, a staple of African cuisine, are plentiful here in Canada, too—plus, they are loaded with health-boosting vitamin A.


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