Summer Succotash from Crepes of Wrath

Although Columbus Day is a holiday that comes with a certain amount of controversy, the anniversary of the day that Columbus arrived in the Americas is is a day to honor the indigenous peoples of the Americas, and what better way than to eat their food? Modern day Mexican and South American cuisine is heavily influenced by the peoples of Mesoamerica, so many of the recipes below will seem familiar. And since Columbus' first contact with non-Europeans was the with the Taíno of the Greater Antilles, we've also included some dishes from the Circum-Caribbean region of the world.

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