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Season's Eatings

Season's Eatings to all

Season's Eatings to all

Our holiday series, called "Season's Eatings," starts on Christmas Eve and explores holiday food traditions of families from around the region.

GALLERIES: Season's Eatings

Kwanzaa feast tells story of heartiness and resilience in New London

There were collard greens, rice, black-eyed peas and yams: symbols of resiliency and health that represent both the holiday and the outlook on life shared by Adwoa and Ibiju "Baba" Bandele-Asante.

Eight decades of Wigilia: a Polish Christmas Eve tradition

For Dorothy Pickering, 87, the traditions of Wigilia have been a part of her life since childhood, when she celebrated the holiday with her family in a brown-shingled, three-family home on Adelaide Street in New London.

Hot chocolate made the Peruvian way

Esmeralda Bustamante of Quaker Hill invited The Day into her home to talk Peruvian Christmas traditions and taste her personal holiday favorite: hot chocolate made of 100% cocoa with panettone.

Learning the Hanukkah food traditions

Tierney Backus described her first attempt at making sufganiyot as an “epic failure.”

Westerly family keeps 'Feast of the Seven Fishes' tradition alive

But gone is the baccalà, as the Toscano family keeps the Italian Christmas Eve tradition going but with a few changes.