New Orleans Jazz

New Orleans Jazz

Louis Armstrong, perhaps the most famous jazz musician to come from New Orleans, said “If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.” Jazz is the human experience. Jazz is change and adaptation, cooperation and battle. Jazz is joy and pain and everything . . . read more

This Yam is the New Jam

This Yam is the New Jam

Who knew a root crop could be a key dessert ingredient? Filipinos did. The Philippines is famous for its diverse and unique flavor combinations, especially when it comes to sweets. And one of the most-used flavors for desserts comes from a purple yam called ube . . . read more

Try a Tradition! Taking a look at New Year’s traditions around the world

Try a Tradition! Taking a look at New Year’s traditions around the world

New Year’s Eve is a classic holiday that is celebrated by most everyone around the world. In the United States, people gather to watch the ball drop in Times Square, eat lots of finger foods and fancy snacks, and kiss their special someone right at . . . read more

Four Corners of the Kitchen: Ice Cream

Four Corners of the Kitchen: Ice Cream

Who doesn’t have the temptation for ice cream? Even those with an intolerance to lactose struggle not to eat it! This perfect treat is found in abundance all over the world and comes in a variety of flavors and forms. Here are several unique variations . . . read more

Sounds of Senegal

Sounds of Senegal

A deeply traditional musical sensation has been sweeping through West Africa’s Senegal for the past few decades, and it continues to be an ever-evolving art form that only grows in popularity in this day and age. This music, known as mbalax (pronounced “mm-ballah”), has taken . . . read more

Beauty in Motion

Beauty in Motion

They always say the bigger you are the harder you fall—but it should be the bigger you are, the prettier your city transit should be. We all have to get around—whether it be by foot, bike, car, train, or plane—and for the majority of people, . . . read more

Jamaican Mi ’Ungry, Mon!

Jamaican Mi ’Ungry, Mon!

Discover three exciting types of Jamaican eats—one culturally blended, one home-grown, and the last completely unusual.

Illuminated Art: Religion Told through Stained Glass

Illuminated Art: Religion Told through Stained Glass

Learn how stained glass can tell a building’s story.

Tasty Taters: Potato Recipes from Belgium, Japan, Utah, and Kenya

Tasty Taters: Potato Recipes from Belgium, Japan, Utah, and Kenya

Mr. Potato Head made it onto Time’s list of “All-Time Top 100 Toys.” That’s no surprise though, because who doesn’t love a potato?

Om Nom: International Edition

Om Nom: International Edition

If you ate the way that is culturally appropriate in the United States, would it still be appropriate in other countries? Let’s take a little trip and find out.