Food, ritual & humankind: Why and how food becomes sacred

We are entering the holiday season, and while that means many different things to many different people, there is one universal commonality: food. Ritual, food and worship are deeply intertwined and make up a critical part of the story of faith and observance.

This week, Beliefs producer Jay Woodward speaks with food anthropologist and archaeologist Professor Maureen Costura of Culinary Institute of America.