Giving thanks in today’s world | Moment's Notice
Last updated 11/21/2018 at Noon
Our Thanksgiving traditions have changed many times throughout our lives.
I grew up in Philadelphia with my Puerto Rican parents, who were not impressed by a meal of turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing. But they had a daughter who loved anything potato, and a son who loved sweet potatoes.
When we moved to New Mexico, we learned that you put chile in everything, and that added a whole new dimension to Thanksgiving.
We ended up with the best meal in the neighborhood, I think, with all of the traditional dishes, along with rice and beans, plantains, green chile cranberry sauce, vegetarian...