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Eating the Past: The Big Green Bowl

Bowl of chili with spoon
American Heritage Chocolate

On this week's Eating the Past, host Tammy Proctor shares her favorite holiday tradition, chili and spopapillas on New Year's Day.

Listen as she discusses her childhood in Kansas City Missouri, how chili and sopapillas became a part of her family tradition, as well as, chili's place in American history.

Tammy Proctor is a specialist in European history, gender, war, and youth. Dr. Proctor has written about Scouting, women spies and the way war affects the lives of ordinary people. Currently she is writing a book on American food relief to Europe during and after World War I. She has worked at Utah State University since 2013 and is a native of Kansas City, Missouri.