It's almost the fourth of july
Last updated 6/26/2008 at Noon
As you read this our family will be joining other family members and close friends for an early Fourth of July festivities and traditional reunion in the Midwest. Although the years have flown, every time we gather I am reminded that freedom is not free. Uncles, cousins and in-laws have fought in every battle that reined in their lifetime. As we are reminded of our freedoms, we may also be reminded that our culture is one of inclusion, not exclusion. More than many other countries we adopt and adapt.
America as a melting pot of cultures and traditions is as reflected in our foods as in alm...