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Free online course: Holiday Food Traditions

Did you ever wonder what the English settlers at the Plymouth, Mass., colony ate for their first Thanksgiving? Or why the British eat pancakes on Shrove Tuesday? Join a free online course offered by Principia College to learn these fun holiday food facts and more.

Kendra Nordin
Turkey has been a centerpiece of the American Thanksgiving meal since the 18th century.

Will green bean casserole be on your Thanksgiving table next month? If so, you’re not alone! It’s one of those all-time American favorites, especially at the holidays. But why?
 
 Learn about some of the holiday food traditions celebrated around the world in a free online course offered by Principia College and taught by Stir It Up! editor and food writer Kendra Nordin. This two-week course includes live sessions for discussion in real time with the instructor and your classmates.

Both experienced and novice online learners are welcome. In fact, if you’ve never taken an online course before, this is the perfect opportunity to try one for free! But don’t delay – Holiday Food Traditions begins October 29.

To sign up for the course, click here.

Watch the video below to meet Kendra and learn more.

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