Tradition is a big word. It conjures images of austerity and important things like rituals, ceremonies, and legacies. I have come to think of tradition as a bridge from the old to the new. Prompted by the turn of the season, we dedicate this issue to the theme of Tradition, where we look closely at the connectivity of past and present, and the customs which reside at the intersection of food, family, and culture.
On The Ground
In The Kitchen
In The Community
On the cover: Pan de Muerto, a sweet and symbolic bread, is the centerpiece of an ofrenda on Día de los Muertos. Photo by Karin McKenna